Local affiliates are stepping up in a big way. They are at the forefront of fighting for civil rights of our students in ways that we haven’t seen since the Civil Rights Movement.
Tag: social justice
It’s time for honest conversation in school communities on issues of racial justice. Here are some resources and inspiration.
It has been a year of ups and downs for social justice activism. Take a look back at the top five most read Education Justice articles of 2017.
“There was fire and a little edge in the room that made the discussion come alive. If we don’t understand our students, we’re derelict in our duties.”
Meet two early career educators determined to take on tough social justice issues affecting their students.
Take Action › Join educators to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. Click here › When North Carolina teacher Tracy Phillips heard about last week’s incident involving a Wake County school resource officer body slamming a teenage girl, she couldn’t even watch the video. “I was so disgusted,” she says. The video, which quickly went viral, shows … Continued
Standing for students means fighting for education policies that support them and their families.
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.