NEA culture and governance make it harder for the 3 million-member union to make an early primary endorsement for a presidential candidate.
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July 23, 2015
July 22, 2015
Begin conferencing the House and Senate ESEA bills now, said 10 major education groups in a letter sent Wednesday.
July 15, 2015
Senators also rejected a high-profile amendment from Democrats to beef up accountability measures in the underlying bill to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
July 04, 2015
The lengthy debate on the item suggests that it may be easier for union members to agree to a broad stance against racism than to specific, concrete actions to undo its influence.
July 03, 2015
Yesterday, National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia sat down with Education Week for a wide-ranging conversation.
June 23, 2015
A bipartisan measure authored by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., has awaited floor debate for weeks, but has been passed over in favor of other priorities.
June 22, 2015
Seeking the union's endorsement means answering questions on everything from vouchers to testing to the minimum wage.
June 18, 2015
Two more candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, made their case to the union Thursday.
June 08, 2015
It's hard to discern the shape the Democratic candidate for president's K-12 policies might take from her rhetoric on standards and assessments.
May 01, 2015
The National Education Association signaled its support for a bill introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., that would repeal the tax, which goes into effect in 2018.