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Voucher Proponents Dealt Setback at Supreme Court

The 7-2 ruling preserves the ability of states to protect their public education system by refusing to divert public school funding to private religious schools.

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‘A Failed and Damaging Experiment’: NEA Takes on Unaccountable Charter Schools

At its annual meeting, NEA adopts a forceful new policy that “draws a clear line between charters that serve to improve public education and those that do not.”

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‘They Can Run, But They Can’t Hide’

Persistence, solidarity, and community support helped these education support professionals win a fair contract.

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‘We Can Win. We Have the Power, and They Know It’

At the 2017 NEA Representative Assembly, educators – with some inspiration from literacy advocate LeVar Burton and NEA President Lily Eskelsen García – vow to hold strong and defend public education.

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Will Computers Be Taking Over?

As personalized learning becomes more popular across the country, will educators still lead the classroom – or will software companies?

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Is Your Classroom Ready?

Revising lesson plans and decorating bulletin boards is a fun part of preparing for the school year, but don’t forget the valuable work of creating structures for your classroom.

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How ESSA Helps Advance Social and Emotional Learning

By calling for a “well-rounded education” for all students, the Every Student Succeeds Act gives educators a unique chance to cultivate learning mindsets and skills.

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Searching for ways to learn students’ names while having fun with the whole class? These five educators share their favorite strategies.