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We Love Our ESP

Finally! Congress Sees You, ESP

Thanks to efforts by NEA educators, Congress recognizes education support professionals with a national award.

teacher shortage is growing

Teacher Shortage is ‘Real and Growing, and Worse Than We Thought’

A perfect storm in the teacher labor market has formed, and students in high-poverty schools are bearing the brunt of its impact.


Numbers of homeless students are growing

Schools Finding a Record Number of Homeless Students

The number of homeless K-12 students has increased by more than 70 percent over the last decade.


Sacramento educators strike

‘A Deal is a Deal’: Sacramento Teachers Strike!

When your district refuses to honor your contract, commits 31 unfair labor practices, and spends millions in vacation buyouts for administrators, it’s time to hit the picket line.


Passport to Education

Passport to Education

For some students, getting an education means crossing the border every day.


Bring your personality into the classroom

It Is All About You! Bring Your Personality and Interests Into the Classroom

Share more about yourself and you’ll engage more with students.


Public education in crosshairs of radical right

Public Education ‘Ground Zero’ in Assault on Democracy, Says Historian

Backed by billionaires, the radical right’s efforts to privatize schools has left lasting damage, but Nancy MacLean believes the public is getting wise and is determined to stop it.


Works4Me: Ideas and Tips By Teachers, For Teachers

Get Creative for National Poetry Month

How do you make your school great? Let us know—in 17 syllables. That’s right, we’re inviting you to join our Facebook thread to compose and share your best haiku about being an educator. Get started.