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July 23, 2015

Who Will the NEA Endorse for President, Clinton or Sanders?

NEA culture and governance make it harder for the 3 million-member union to make an early primary endorsement for a presidential candidate.

July 22, 2015

Education Groups to Leaders in Congress: Get ESEA Rewrite Over Finish Line

Begin conferencing the House and Senate ESEA bills now, said 10 major education groups in a letter sent Wednesday.

July 15, 2015

Senate Votes to End Debate on ESEA Rewrite; Final Vote Expected Thursday

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

Resolution on Confederate Flag Sparks Controversy at NEA Assembly

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

NEA's Lily Eskelsen Garcia Talks Opt-Out, ESEA, and Why She Supports the Common Core

Yesterday, National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia sat down with Education Week for a wide-ranging conversation.

June 23, 2015

Major Education Groups to Senate: Make ESEA Rewrite an Immediate Priority

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

What Is NEA Asking Presidential Contenders?

Seeking the union's endorsement means answering questions on everything from vouchers to testing to the minimum wage.

June 18, 2015

What Did O'Malley and Sanders Tell NEA?

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

Hillary Clinton Meets With NEA, Talks Testing, Accountability

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

NEA Seeks to Overturn Obamacare's 'Excise Tax' Penalty

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.

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