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December 3, 2013
Comparing us to Finland: an open letter from two union presidents
Comments on the release of PISA scores

July 11, 2013
NEARI leaders raise their hands with NEA
2013 Representative Assembly energizes delegates

February 21, 2013
Educator dissatisfaction at an all-time high, says MetLife Survey
To NEA president, results are a wake-up call

December 19, 2012
Crisis in Connecticut
NEA resources for educators, students, families, and communities

November 7, 2012
Obama re-election a victory for public education
NEA president says voters showed support for students, middle class

September 28, 2012
Latest classroom film falls short of accurate
“Won’t Back Down” was bankrolled by corporate interests 

April 18, 2012
NEA’s ‘Bully Free’ campaign joins ‘Bully’ film
Support available to guide adults

March 11, 2011
Wisconsin Senate strips workers' collective bargaining rights
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel reacts

February 17, 2011
NEA president demands that educator voices be heard
Van Roekel travels to Wisconsin to demonstrate support of 3.2 million NEA members

October 22, 2010
'Superman' tells only part of the story
Charter schools are no silver bullet

September 22, 2010
Researchers say merit pay does not improve student test scores
NEA President urges broader approach to improve teacher practice and student achievement

May 4, 2010
Best gift for teachers on National Teacher Day? Their jobs
Five trends—including massive layoffs— provide portrait of nation’s public school teachers

July 30, 2009
NEA weighs in on federal “Race to the Top” program
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel responds to $4.35 billion initiative

April 30, 2009
NEA Vice President Eskelsen: education remains the key to opportunity
Partnerships critical to strengthening public education

April 29, 2009
Obama administration off to remarkable start during first 100 days in office
Education is the cornerstone of vision for America in the 21st century

April 28, 2009
NEA member named 2009 National Teacher of the Year
Connecticut special education teacher Anthony Mullen honored at White House ceremony

April 28, 2009
Narrowing achievement gaps eclipsed by failing economy
Federal government’s role crucial to stimulating student learning

March 10, 2009
Protecting workers’ rights strengthens the economy
NEA President Van Roekel applauds introduction of Employee Free Choice Act

December 18, 2008
Inflation continues to outpace teacher salary growth
Average teachers’ salaries declined over the past decade

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