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NEA reacts to Trump’s plan to roll back protections of transgender students

Educators urge others also to double-down on protecting rights of our LGBTQ students

A Statement from NEARI President on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos

NEARI President Larry Purtill Statement on the Confirmation of Betsy Devos as secretary of education

Reed Opposes DeVos Nomination

Senator Jack Reed issues statement in opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for secretary of education

Senator Whitehouse Opposes DeVos

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse announced his opposition to Trump's nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos.

NEA President reacts to Betsy DeVos nomination for Education Secretary

December 7, 2016 - Eskelsen García: Trump nominee supports failed education policies that hurt students

NEA applauds Supreme Court decision to affirm collective bargaining

NEA President: Stripping public employees of their voices ‘is not what our country needs.’

No Child Left Behind is left behind

Thanks to members’ unprecedented, year-long advocacy on behalf of students, the era of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) finally ended when President Obama signed the Every Child Succeeds Act (ESSA) December 10. Students and educators lived with the unintended consequences of the failed NCLB for more than 14 years, including an over-emphasis on standardized testing.
Educators urge Congress to end NCLB

Educators urge Congress to end NCLB

NCLB - No Child Left Behind - is the federal education law that has imposed unrealistic mandates on states for the last 14 years. Specifically, its "test, blame, and punish" approach tied federal education aid into standardized test performance. Now, thanks to members' activism, both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are poised to make significant improvements.

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