NEA’s Office of Minority Community Organizing and Partnerships fights for equitable funding, lower class sizes and greater teacher diversity, and against any and all efforts to privatize public education.
California science teacher Michael Towne discusses reauthorization of ESEA and providing opportunity for all students.
This week we talk about corporate-driven reforms in California, tenure protections in New York, the importance of midterm elections in Wisconsin and the MTA welcoming immigrant children in Massachusetts.
Congressman Luis Gutiérrez — “We say to the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, ‘Let the people’s will be heard!’ “
“Schools are a place where values are taught and reinforced. But when you have an immigration crisis” that affects DREAMers, “it disrupts the students’ learning”: Favianna Rodriguez
For educators, the congressional debate about immigration reform boils down to one overriding concern: providing a future to hardworking students for whom America is the only home they have ever known.
Unanimous vote by board is thought to be first of its kind in California
Educators from across the nation who believe that students should made to feel welcome and safe will march for DREAMers next month.
National Board Certified teacher Montserrat Garibay spoke with more than 4,200 educators this week on a telephone town hall about how educators can advocate for the success and safety of DREAMer students and their families.