Thanks to three determined students at Northstar Middle School in Eau Claire, WI, the Eau Claire Area School Board unanimously passed a resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Her journey began with a law designed to strip educators of their right to collectively bargain.
In order to use the boy’s bathroom in his high school—the bathroom which conforms with his gender identity—Ash Whitaker had to take the Kenosha Unified School District to court.
“Our fight for a sanctuary district is about children not being afraid to come to school as I.C.E. deportation squads roam our community, spreading fear.”
This week NEA educators in Milwaukee, WI and Omaha, NE began to build a line of defense for students –no matter where they live or where they were born.
Make no mistake about it, educators, parents and community activists in Milwaukee are fighting for the very survival of our public school system.
Last week two Federal court decisions gave educators and other voter rights advocates renewed hope in the battle against efforts to suppress the minority vote.
Racine, Wis., high school senior Gabe Hernandez says his community connections grew as his activism increased.
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.
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.