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Educators push back
                                          against privatization

Are ‘School Hardening’ Tactics Going to Keep You Safe?

One year after Parkland, it’s time to stop talking about arming educators and fortifying our schools, and focus on proven strategies that will protect students.

refocusing the debate on
                                          class size

‘This is a House Party, Not a Classroom!’

Reducing class size is expensive, but so what? It works.

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custodian bob hudzig

School Custodian Raises $175,000 for Children

Bob Hudzig organizes the annual Darts for Kids tournament to raise money for local families who need help.

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Denver Educators Strike
                                          for Fair Pay

Denver Teachers Strike for Fair, Livable Pay

Determined to win a fair, transparent, professional salary plan, Denver teachers went on strike, joining the national #RedforEd movement.

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educator seniority

Experience Matters: The Case for Seniority

Let’s debate if teachers receive effective professional development or whether students have the necessary supports – but not if experience is valuable.

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dealing with the mid-year
                                          slump

Don’t Forget to Treat Yourself: Tips to Get Through The Mid-Year Slump

Educators are “programmed” to take care of everyone else, but who looks out for their needs? Veteran educator Jada Jackson offers some simple ideas for self-care, plus ways to support your colleagues.

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why social justice
                                          matters

Working Toward a More Just World

Meet five educators determined to help young people realize their value and power by addressing social justice issues in school.

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Works4Me: Ideas and Tips By
                                Teachers, For Teachers

Getting Academic in Kindergarten: What Do You Think?

Play is an important part of a child’s development, but new research shows focusing on academics in kindergarten raises achievement. Should we have play-based or academic-based kindergarten classrooms? Can we strike a balance? Share your experiences with us for a future article in NEA Today Express.

 

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