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2010 News Releases

DOE Can Release Flawed Data Reports, Judge Rules January 10, 2011

MALDEF & NEA: Joint Report Aims to Improve Minority Parental Engagement in Children's Schools December, 16, 2010

President Obama signs bill that increases health, wellness and learning for our students December 13, 2010

NEA taps 21 educators for independent panel to study teaching profession December 9, 2010

NEA applauds the House of Representatives for passing the DREAM Act December 9, 2010

NEA President urges Congress to pass the DREAM Act December 8, 2010

NEA: education debate is about ideas and moving America forward December 7, 2010

Two international studies support NEA’s vision for school improvement December 7, 2010

Debt reduction proposal would cut Social Security, Medicare and important education programs December 1, 2010

Duncan, NEA’s Van Roekel hear from students, parents at local school December 1, 2010

New report spotlights improved graduation rates, suggests solutions to the dropout crisis November 30, 2010

NEA commemorates 35th anniversary of IDEA November 24, 2010

State of Latinos in Education summit focuses on transformational change November 19, 2010

Anderson Cooper selected as favorite celebrity substitute educator November 19, 2010

Ed Secretary Duncan, Gov. O’Malley, NEA President visit Maryland school November 18, 2010

NEA salutes public education’s unsung heroes on Education Support Professionals Day November 17, 2010

Experts and educators recommend overhaul of teacher prep process November 16, 2010

Nation’s public schools celebrate American Education Week November 15, 2010

NEA responds to report on achievement gaps between Black and White male students November 12, 2010

NEA challenges new Congress to put students first November 3, 2010

NEA Statement on Midland, Arkansas School Board Vice President Clint McCance Remarks October 29, 2010

NEA applauds the Administration’s efforts to address bullying October 26, 2010

NEA closes strong to aid education champions in mid-term elections October 25, 2010

NEA urges New York City not to evaluate teachers in the public square October 22, 2010

Front-End Standards Can Assure Teachers are Ready to Teach on Day One October 21, 2010

NEA applauds winner of 2010 Broad Prize for Urban Education October 19, 2010

NEA’s Eskelsen welcomes renewed White House focus on meeting educational needs of Hispanic community October 19, 2010

La NEA aplaude los esfuerzos de la Casa Blanca en favor de la educación de los hispanos October 19, 2010

Progress in environmental literacy is focus of national summit October 15, 2010

NEA calls for national summit on labor-management collaboration October 14, 2010

NEA ads hit hard in Colorado and North Carolina races October 12, 2010

Labor Department’s September employment report confirms education job losses October 8, 2010

NEA spends $15 million on public campaign to elect education champions October 6, 2010

No single solution can transform America’s public education system September 29, 2010

NEA president comments on release of "Waiting for Superman" September 24, 2010

Researchers say merit pay does not improve student test scores September 22, 2010

NEA President urges Senate to support the DREAM Act September 21, 2010

NEA applauds Senate sponsorship of Education for All Act September 20, 2010

Obama announces new initiatives to advance STEM education September 16, 2010

NEA President comments on back-to-school speech by President Obama September 14, 2010

NEA president draws attention to family, community involvement in schools September 14,2010

National Education Association named 2010 Working Mother 100 Best Company September 14, 2010

NEA President addresses Hispanic elected officials, policy experts and community leaders September 13, 2010

Arts education takes center stage September 10, 2010

NEA’s week-long school innovation tour wraps up in Austin August 27, 2010

NEA President stops in San Antonio on back-to-school tour August 27, 2010

Day 4 of NEA’s back-to-school tour: visits to the Sunshine State August 26, 2010

NEA President stops in Columbus during back-to-school tour August 25, 2010

Day 2 of NEA’s back-to-school tour: Columbia gets cash grant August 24, 2010

NEA President comments on Race to the Top awards August 24, 2010

Day 1 of NEA back-to-school tour wraps up in Denver August 23, 2010

Education stakeholders study state policy and collective bargaining language August 9, 2010

NEA applauds Speaker Pelosi for taking historic step August 9, 2010

NEA praises Senate for putting students before politics August 5, 2010

Education Jobs Bill Proceeds to Vote August 4, 2010

NEA joins campaign to protect, strengthen Social Security July 30, 2010

NEA president comments on Sec. Duncan’s speech at National Press Club July 27, 2010

NEA commends civil rights organizations for thoughtful education policy agenda July 26, 2010

NEA to participate in ‘One Nation March’ July 20, 2010

NEA stresses the importance of foreign languages and global competence July 20, 2010

9,000 educators fired up to take the lead in schools July 6, 2010

Nebraska student elected to lead NEA Student Program July 6, 2010

Diane Ravitch receives NEA’s Friend of Education Award July 6, 2010

National Teacher of the Year energizes, inspires thousands of educators July 5, 2010

NEA names Maryland’s Martin O’Malley ‘America’s Greatest Education Governor’ July 5, 2010

Kansas educator re-elected to NEA Executive Committee July 5, 2010

Redlands high school secretary re-elected to NEA Executive Committee July 5, 2010

Kentucky school bus driver wows 9,000 colleagues July 4, 2010

NEA officer emphasizes that all students deserve great public schools July 4, 2010

Nation needs to celebrate and support ‘publicness’ of public education July 3, 2010

NEA forum explores teacher preparation and evaluation July 3, 2010

NEA President calls for commission on teachers and teaching July 3, 2010

Educators volunteer to help needy families in New Orleans area July 2, 2010

NEA praises House of Representatives for speaking up for education and students July 1, 2010

Hundreds of children celebrate Read Across New Orleans June 30, 2010

Hundreds of NEA volunteers transform Belle Chasse High School in annual ‘Outreach to Teach’ June 27, 2010

Inspiration key theme as teachers in training kick off conference June 26, 2010

Laid-off Illinois educator urges Congress to fund education jobs June 24, 2010

Laid-off Indiana educator urges Congress to fund education jobs June 23, 2010

Laid-off Durham teacher urges Congress to fund education jobs June 23, 2010

NEA praises legacy of education leader and scholar Braulio Alonso June 7, 2010

NEA disappointed in Supreme Court’s decision to deny review of unfunded mandate case June 7, 2010

NEA’s ‘Speak Up’ campaign puts personal face on growing education crisis May 26, 2010

Cost of emergency education bill largely offset by increased economic activity May 24, 2010

As debate heats up on low-performing schools, NEA urges Congress to remain flexible on the methods, not on accountability May 20, 2010

Leading Educational Organizations Release Guiding Principles for Teacher Compensation Programs May 20, 2010

NEA President applauds Central Falls, RI agreement and transformation plan May 18, 2010

AACTE, NEA: Effective Teaching Requires Strong State Policies Promoting Preparation, Development, and Effectiveness May 10, 2010

Teachers a crucial part of raising graduation rates May 4, 2010

NEA sends urgent plea to Congress May 4, 2010

Best gift for teachers on National Teacher Day? Their jobs May 3, 2010

‘Keep Our Educators Working Act’ gains momentum as Sen. Cardin gives his support April 29, 2010

NEA condemns Arizona immigration law April 29, 2010

President Obama says children need teachers in classrooms April 29, 2010

NEA Survey: educators are very concerned about ballooning class sizes April 28, 2010

HOPE Foundation’s Transformation Model Gains National Attention --- Decade-Long Track Record Distinguishes the Approach April 26, 2010

NEA Member Benefits and Target to Sponsor the National Education Association’s Green Across America Grants Program April 22, 2010

Harkin bill would provide relief for education jobs being cut across country April 21, 2010

NEA calls on President Obama and world leaders to keep their promise to fund and fulfill the goal of education for all children April 21, 2010

NEA mourns the loss of Dr. Dorothy Height April 20, 2010

Florida’s Governor Crist vetoes drastic anti-education legislation April 15, 2010

Rep. Jared Polis discusses plans to improve ESEA and public education April 14, 2010

Millions of public school children to be affected by educator layoffs; At least 125,000 educators expecting pink slips April 14, 2010

For struggling schools, transformation is key April 13, 2010

Anti-education bill passes Florida’s House April 12, 2010

NEA President comments on 45th anniversary of ESEA April 11, 2010

NEA shares strategies to improve education for students with autism April 7, 2010

Educators Encourage Census Participation April 1, 2010

Se Necesita Ayuda: En busca de estudiantes latinos que deseen estudiar carreras en los campos de matemáticas y ciencias April 1, 2010

Help Wanted: Seeking Latino students to pursue math and science fields April 1, 2010

NEA mourns the loss of Jaime Escalante March 31, 2010

Healthcare reform discussions overlook key education triumph March 30, 2010

Van Roekel applauds final signing of health care legislation March 30, 2010

NEA applauds selection of Race to the Top winners March 29, 2010

Mass teacher firings are not the answer March 26, 2010

Education is the great equalizer March 26, 2010

Van Roekel: A Historic Victory for Our Children March 25, 2010

Nation’s Reading Scores Remain Steady March 25, 2010

Resources and collaboration are key to student success March 24, 2010

Health care reform legislation offers America a way forward March 21, 2010

Van Roekel urges Congress to do the right thing March 19, 2010

“Focus on kids, fix the tests,” says NEA President March 17, 2010

Van Roekel sounds alarm to House Appropriations Committee: Administration’s plan could have serious consequences in this economy March 17, 2010

NEA president to Administration: “Takes working together to improve schools” March 13, 2010

Kentucky school bus driver wins prestigious national education award March 12, 2010

NEA Comments on K-12 Common Core Standards Draft March 11, 2010

NEA President to Congress: ‘Economic recovery starts in the classroom’ March 9, 2010

NEA president applauds Duncan’s renewed emphasis on civil rights enforcement March 8, 2010

U.S. Department of Education announces Race to the Top finalists March 4, 2010

Independent survey results confirm NEA’s position: Teachers’ voices must be heard in ed reform debate March 3, 2010

NEA urges Congress to forge ahead on health care reform March 3, 2010

NEA president says it’s time to renew our promise to children March 3, 2010

We can’t afford to let health care reform fall through the cracks March 2, 2010

NEA kicks off 13th Annual Read Across America Day at Library of Congress with First Lady Michelle Obama (en español) March 2, 2010

What Is America’s Favorite Children’s Book Series? March 1, 2010

NEA applauds White House initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities February 26, 2010

NEA urges Congress to finish health care reform now February 25, 2010

NEA calls on summit participants to do the right thing for America’s children February 24, 2010

NEA welcomes House committee work on ESEA reauthorization February 23, 2010

NEA applauds President Obama’s health care reform proposal February 22, 2010

New NEA health care ads: Enough talk. Enough blame. Do what’s right for millions of uninsured children. February 22, 2010

NEA urges Senate to take swift action to save critical jobs February 17, 2010

President Obama’s FY 2011 budget makes education a priority February 3, 2010

NEA offers Black History Month curriculum February 1, 2010

Teachers Take "Pay Cut" as Inflation Outpaces Salaries February 1, 2010

Los educadores de la nación aplauden los planes del presidente para invertir en la educación January 27, 2010

Nation’s educators applaud president’s plans to invest in education January 27, 2010

NEA Supports Innovation, Urges Course Corrections on Race to the Top January 19, 2010

NEA Joins Effort to Raise Funds for Haitian Earthquake Relief Efforts January 15, 2010


NEA applauds President Obama’s focus on increasing math and science teacher corps January 6, 2010


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