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NEA FundHow to keep up your education activism in the busy, back-to-school season

08/23/2017

Educators and parents must keep speaking up for public education, even during the busiest times of year.

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Anti-immigrant legislation sparks summer of resistance for Texas educators

08/22/2017

In Texas, educators joined the summer of protest sparked by the introduction and passage of Senate Bill 4 – which at its core is a racial profiling law meant to strike fear into communities of color across Texas.

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Some students face daily hardship because of hunger and lunch-shaming

08/21/2017

Educators are often the last line of defense against student hunger. Fifty-seven percent of teachers regularly buy food for students who are hungry.

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With vouchers and Trump-DeVos education cuts pending, August is the perfect time to meet your DC reps back home

08/20/2017

The August congressional recess gives public school advocates a great opportunity to speak up for students.

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VA gubernatorial candidate aligns with anti-public schools Koch brothers, DeVoses

08/19/2017

Gillespie, a private school voucher advocate, is aligned with the Koch brothers and Betsy DeVos' family.

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5 questions to help you get ready for a visit with your Member of Congress

08/16/2017

Are you ready for a back-home visit with your Member(s) of Congress? Take our short quiz and find out.

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Immigrant students, youth stage protests nationwide to live without fear

08/16/2017

At risk is the status of 800,000 immigrant students and youths who have been allowed to study and work without fear of deportation.

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