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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May 01, 2015
April 30, 2015
Fearing its members will be penalized, the union wants to eliminate the tax on high-cost health-care plans
April 09, 2015
The last time the Senate voted on a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act was when it debated the No Child Left Behind Act back in 2001, meaning most current senators have never cast a vote on K-12 law.
March 27, 2015
The one-percenters who can make large campaign donations have more money than ever. And, as in all other policy areas these days, they want to call the shots in K-12 education.
February 25, 2015
Arne Duncan said the details are up to Congress, but an advocacy coalition wants a preschool title to be added to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
February 24, 2015
The New Jersey and Connecticut state affiliates of the National Education Association are mounting aggressive campaigns.
February 17, 2015
The NEA and AFT have launched separate grass-roots lobbying efforts in hopes of continuing to push their priorities for the federal K-12 overhaul.
February 05, 2015
The suit, filed by the National Education Association's Tennessee affiliate, contends the state's teacher-evaluation system violates educators' due process and equal protection rights.
December 11, 2014
It's the best of times for California's teacher unions, and also the worst. They have solid political backing in Sacramento, but only a limited time to use it.
November 04, 2014
Teachers' unions spent big this midterm election cycle, especially on state and local races, without much return on that investment.