National Education Association (NEA)

The National Education Association is the nation’s largest professional employee organization, representing more than 3 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators and students preparing to become teachers. Learn more at www.nea.org.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
House Dems Introduce COVID-19 Relief Bill for America’s Students, Educators
Democrats in the House of Representatives today introduced an updated Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or “HEROES Act,” which would provide more than $225 billion for education. The National Education Association — the nation’s largest union representing more than 3...
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Friday, September 25, 2020
NEA: Americans Deserve a Voice in Selection of Next Supreme Court Justice
Before Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is even laid to rest, Donald Trump is expected to announce his nominee to fill her seat. The following statement can be attributed to NEA President Becky Pringle : "This upcoming term, the Supreme Court will decide whether to protect people's...
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Friday, September 18, 2020
'Resign Immediately' says NEA President to Azar, DeVos
National Education Association President Becky Pringle released the following statement in reaction to New York Times reporting that political appointees overruled career scientists in issuing school reopening guidance: Donald Trump’s disregard for science has already cost 200,000 American lives...
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Thursday, September 10, 2020
Failed Mcconnell Bill Cared More About Lawsuits Than Keeping Kids Safe
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s targeted and long-delayed coronavirus relief bill failed in the Senate today. The National Education Association —the nation’s largest union that represents 3 million educators, healthcare workers and public service employees— opposed the legislation. The...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Trump Has Failed to Lead at Every Step of Pandemic, Economic Crisis
President Donald Trump today held a press briefing at the White House as the latest coronavirus relief bill remains stalled in Congress. The following statement can be attributed to Lily Eskelsen García , president of the National Education Association , which is the country’s largest union and...
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