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Not Getting Enough Sleep? Tired Educators Aren’t Usually the Best Educators

Teaching is one of the most sleep-deprived occupations. Here are some facts about sleep you should know as you plan your day.

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All Students Are Welcome Here

NEA educators in Milwaukee and Omaha work with local school boards to build a line of defense for students — no matter where they live or where they were born.

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Washington ESP Members Win ‘Life-Changing’ Contract

Education Support Professionals, teachers, and state Association staff collaborate to win better pay and increased staffing.

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Join Our National Read Across Event Via Facebook Live

It’s Dr. Seuss’s birthday and we’re throwing a reading party on March 2 from 11-11:45 a.m. ET. Join the fun by going to our NEA Today Facebook page, clicking on events or simply liking our page, and you will get an alert when the video goes live.

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Iowa Lawmakers Vote To Silence Educators, Public Workers

“This isn’t union-busting. [This bill] goes further. It’s profession-busting.”

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If You Said ‘No’ To DeVos, Here’s How To Say ‘Yes’ To Students

You just showed everyone how much you care about public education. Now, here’s some homework for everybody and anybody who supports public schools, including you.

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Being a 21st Century Educator

Teaching today’s students is a tall order. One educator shares the three “helpers” she uses to ensure her students actively participate in their learning.

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Fun Ways to Engage Students During Classroom Transitions

Need to get students’ attention as they first enter your classroom or to transition from an engaging activity? Veteran educator Tricia Roach has a simple idea for quickly focusing students’ attention on you while reviewing what they’ve learned.