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NEA FundVirginia educators cheer budget that expands Medicaid, boosts school funding and educator pay

06/10/2018

Educators in Virginia have long advocated for increased education spending and expanding health coverage for families across the Commonwealth.

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Who’s Chris Giunchigliani, the former special ed teacher running for NV governor?

06/08/2018

Can you remember the last time an educator with 20 years experience in the classroom was a viable candidate for state governor? Well, that's what happening in Nevada.

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Senators’ vote helps ensure schools, students have equal access to internet

06/07/2018

Restoring "net neutrality" protections is particularly significant for public schools, which serve both as customers procuring internet access and as critical providers of student access.

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How to keep your activism going all summer long

06/06/2018

Those who would attack and dismantle public education never seem to take a vacation. That’s why it’s essential for public education activists like you to stay informed and engaged during the summer months.

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#WearOrange gun violence awareness weekend: How to get involved

05/31/2018

On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, June 1, Americans across the country will be wearing orange.

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How to prevent charter schools from draining away public school funding in your community

05/27/2018

New study points to how communities nationwide can assess the cost of implementing new charter schools.

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MI gubernatorial candidate fought against returning educators’ $550 million taken illegally

05/25/2018

Candidate Bill Schuette claims he supported educators getting their money back, but not before he fought against it in the courts for six years.

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