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2018 News Releases

Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos continue to attack protections for students - Deceber 18, 2018

Keep Our PACT Act would ensure education is a priority in federal budget - December 6, 2018

Sec. DeVos Fails Yet Again to Protect All Students - November 16, 2018

Students and public education are the decisive winners as voters across America sweep a #RedforEd wave of educators into public office - November 13, 2018

Voters deliver major wins for students, public education in 2018 midterm elections - November 7, 2018

Response to incident at Heights Elementary School - November 3, 2018

NEA’s new digital ad features kids who ask “Vote for Us” on November 6 - October 25, 2018

NEA responds to the proposed “Public Charge” regulation - October 10, 2018

NEA launches Hurricane Michael disaster fund - October 10, 2018

Educators denounce vote to confirm Kavanaugh who is unfit to serve on Supreme Court - October 7, 2018

NEA “Great Public Schools Fund” Grants Turn Innovative Ideas Into Student Success - October 3, 2018

NEA urges Senate to reject Kavanaugh nomination following credible and courageous testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford - September 28, 2018

NEA president calls for full, transparent investigation into more sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh - September 24, 2018

NEA president calls for open hearing into Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations - September 17, 2018

NEA launches Hurricane Florence disaster fund - September 17, 2018

NEA: With nearly than 1,800 educators on the ballot, a #RedForEd wave is poised to make a big splash in November - September 11, 2018

New NEA analysis warns that, if confirmed, Brett Kavanaugh would use the lifetime Supreme Court appointment to advance Betsy DeVos’ privatization agenda - August 28, 2018

New PDK poll shows far-reaching support for teacher strikes, higher pay - August 28, 2018

Educators, students file lawsuit against Education Department, DeVos - August 23, 2018

NEA opposes guidelines being considered by the Department of Education - August 23, 2018

Voters delivered big wins for educators Tuesday night - August 15, 2018

NEA and Federal Education Association joint statement on #RedForFeds day of action - July 25, 2018

Kavanaugh’s nomination threatens students’ opportunities, workers’ right to strong unions and every American’s access to health care - July 9, 2018

California special education teacher wins seat on NEA’s Executive Committee - July 5, 2018

NEA delegates re-elect Wisconsin teacher to its Executive Committee - July 5, 2018

Chicagoland biology teacher wins second term on NEA’s Executive Committee - July 5, 2018

Remarks as prepared for delivery by Dr. Loretta Ragsdell, 2018 NEA Higher Educator of the Year, to the 97th NEA Representative Assembly - July 4, 2018

Remarks as prepared for delivery by Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year, to the 97th Representative Assembly - July 3, 2018

Education Department reportedly to rescind affirmative action guidance - July 3, 2018

NEA honors entrepreneur Ted Dintersmith with NEA Friend of Education - July 3, 2018

Remarks as prepared for delivery by NEA Executive Director John Stocks to the 97th NEA Representative Assembly - July 2, 2018

Remarks as prepared for delivery by Sherry Shaw, 2018 Education Support Professional of the Year, to the 97th NEA Representative Assembly - July 2, 2018

Remarks as prepared for delivery by NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia to the 97th NEA Representative Assembly - July 2, 2018

Michelle Obama and Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp were among 12 recipients of prestigious annual NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards - July 1, 2018

UK student chosen to lead 60,000 Aspiring Educators - June 29, 2018

America needs unions now more than ever as Supreme Court sides with corporate billionaires, rigging economy against workers - June 27, 2018

NEA statement reacting to Supreme Court ruling on Trump’s travel ban - June 26, 2018

First lady Michelle Obama and Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Campaign are among 12 recipients of prestigious annual NEA award - June 25, 2018

NEA president reacts to radical Trump plans to merge federal agencies - June 21, 2018

NEA president: Republican leaders’ immigration bills are inhumane - June 18, 2018

National Education Association Presidents reacts to yet another school shooting - May 25, 2018

Texas State Teachers Association and National Education Association Presidents react to Santa Fe, TX school shooting - May 18, 2018

Alaska Paraeducator Wins “Recognizing Inspiring School Employees” (RISE) Award, To Be Honored at Ceremony in Washington D.C. - May 9, 2018

National Teacher Day honors America's educators - May 7, 2018

National Education Association Releases Annual Rankings & Estimates Report - April 23, 2018

NEA Member Named 2018 National Teacher of the Year - April 20, 2018

NEA President: Enough is enough. Time to end gun violence in our schools - April 20, 2018


Federal Commission on School Safety excludes voices of students, educators - March 28, 2018

NEA’s Great Public Schools Fund Grants $2.8 Million for Innovative Ideas that Will Help Students Succeed - March 28, 2018

Alaska Paraeducator Named Education Support Professional of the Year - March 24, 2018

Congress' Omnibus Spending Bill a Win for Students - March 22, 2018

NEA President: Enough is Enough - March 20, 2018

New NEA national survey: educators overwhelmingly reject proposals to arm teachers - March 13, 2018

Educators are alarmed at White House's dangerous proposal to arm teachers - March 12, 2018

NEA Praises West Virginia Agreement Between State And Educators - March 6, 2018

Marvel’s Who is the Black Panther? author Jesse Holland and New York Times bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Gene Luen Yang will join NEA and RIF to Celebrate Read Across America and National Reading Month - February 27, 2018

Joint statement on mobilizations, Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 oral arguments - February 26, 2018

Response to Trump Smear of School Security Service Professionals - February 23, 2018

NEA: Parents, educators ‘overwhelmingly reject’ idea of arming school staff - February 21, 2018

NEA President: Senate GOP leaders, Trump again are playing politics with Dreamers - February 15, 2018

NEA President on tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - February 14, 2018

NEA president: Congress should reject the Trump-DeVos budget - February 12, 2018

NEA President: stop playing politics with the lives of Dreamers - January 22, 2018

Educators file amicus brief with Supreme Court in Janus v. AFSCME - January 19, 2018

NEA’s Legislative Report Card: most polarized Congress in 13 years - January 18, 2018

Rest in power, Paul Booth - January 18, 2018

National, Louisiana Educators Stand in Solidarity with Educator Arrested for Questioning Superintendent’s Raise - January 10, 2018

NEA President: America has moral obligation to protect TPS beneficiaries - January 8, 2018