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November 04, 2014

Did Teachers' Union Political Spending Pay Off? Early Answer: No

Teachers' unions spent big this midterm election cycle, especially on state and local races, without much return on that investment.

October 15, 2014

State Elections Get Lion's Share of Teachers' Union's Campaign Cash

The NEA's increased emphasis on state races continues a 2012 trend set in motion by the rise of new and influential education reform groups, like StudentsFirst

October 14, 2014

NEA Spends Big on State Races

The National Education Association's political action committee spent $8.3 million since July, including $900,000 to the Democratic Governors Association.

September 24, 2014

NEA Ad Buy in Colorado Slams GOP U.S. Senate Candidate on DREAM Act

A new TV ad from the National Education Association, which dings Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican Senate challenger, features parents speaking in Spanish.

September 19, 2014

Reading List: Murray Honored, Tennessee Eyes New Tests, Charters Unionize

Happy Friday! While you wait for the weekend to begin, check out these newsy bits you may have missed this week.

September 05, 2014

NEA Ad Buy Slams Republican in N.C. Senate Race on K-12 Spending

In the latest multi-million dollar ad buy in North Carolina, the National Education Association blasts the education record of GOP challenger Thom Tillis.

July 15, 2014

Playing Politics at Teachers' Union Conventions

The two national teachers' unions played some serious politics during their recent annual conferences, including calling for the resignation of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

June 17, 2014

Timing of Changes to E-Rate Will Affect Millions of Students, Says FCC Chair

Federal officials' speed in reworking E-rate policy could determine whether as many as 10 million or as few as 4 million students benefit from improved Wi-Fi.

February 03, 2014

'Telepresence Robots' Connect Virtual Teachers With Classrooms

An Alaska school district is piloting a program that allows virtual teachers to control robots that move around classrooms and interact with students.

January 23, 2014

NEA's $60 Million 'Great Public Schools' Fund Rolls Out

NEA announces the first winners of its new fund for supporting local education projects.

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