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Loudoun
                                          County ESPs

A Push for a Living Wage

In recent months, teachers have gone on strike and staged walkouts from Oklahoma to West Virginia. In Virginia, there’s a battle brewing over the wages of another group of severely underpaid educators: education support professionals.

old textbooks in Arizona
                                          school

Why Are Educators So Fed Up?

Photographs shared by educators on social media provide the evidence of legislative neglect in Arizona that led 75,000 teachers and education support professionals to take action for their students.

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Student project example

Design Thinking: Turning Students Into Problem-Solvers

In recent years, educators across the U.S., from kindergarten through college, have been inspired to upend their typical methods and dive into design thinking. More than project-based learning, it’s a mindset that turns students into innovative problem-solvers.

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A thank you message for
                                          teachers

For All You Do, Thank You

Educators deserve our appreciation every day, but Tuesday, May 8, is National Teacher Appreciation Day. Join us in thanking teachers everywhere by sending a message of thanks and sharing it on social media.

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National Teacher of the
                                          Year Mandy Manning

Washington Educator Named National Teacher of the Year

A teacher of newly arrived refugee and immigrant students, Mandy Manning believes teaching fearlessness in students is a critical first step in creating a more hopeful and kinder society.

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                                          forms of professional
                                          development

Making Professional Development More Personal

Today’s professional development is becoming more personalized, relevant, and offered by those who know your challenges best: other educators. And NEA is leading the way.

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UMass members getting
                                          ready for bargaining

Bargaining for the Common Good in Higher Education

Bargaining for the common good is a natural fit at public institutions whose missions�and funding�are entangled with the well-being of their communities.

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