April 18, 2013 by Brenda Álvarez
Today’s education reform climate seems to focus on a misguided narrative of unions as obstructionists and educators as villains, ignoring how educators and their unions are leading successful reform efforts all across the country. Here’s how Seattle is leading the profession.
March 22, 2013 by PSC Editor
Massachusetts’ Innovation School process is more than just raising test scores. Educators want their school to be a welcoming community that addresses the learning and social-emotional needs of their students.
February 27, 2013 by PSC Editor
An ongoing debate exists in public education about the tension between choice and equity. Are Innovation Schools one way to strike a balance? Some educators and union leaders in some districts believe they’re an exciting option; others have doubts.
January 24, 2013 by Brenda Álvarez
The hard work and dedication of educators and school leaders at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, N.C. received much-deserved recognition for closing its achievement gaps between students by significant margins.
October 5, 2012 by Tim Walker
The NEA announced a $500,000 challenge grant to replicate and expand a successful New Jersey Education Association program that helps increase the number of certified science and math teachers.
July 11, 2012 by Amy Buffenbarger
Three schools in Marysville, Washington, show how, given the tools, educators are raising and sustaining the quality of their profession and the quality of education for their students.
June 15, 2012 by Amy Buffenbarger
North High School saw double digit gains in reading and science on their state test scores. How’d they do it? Building collaboration time into the schedule, focusing on literacy and helping students access technology.
May 18, 2012 by Amy Buffenbarger
What does an education utopia look like? According to NEA, an education utopia has a system that ensures quality in five domains: quality professions, quality professionals, quality schools, quality policy, and quality unions.
May 10, 2012 by Amy Buffenbarger
A focus on student-centered, project-based learning is starting to pay off in Columbus, Ohio, thanks in part to a service-learning initiative lead by NEA, CEA in collaboration with OSU.
March 26, 2012 by PSC Editor
The NEA Foundation has been supporting teacher home visit projects as a strategy for increasing student achievement in low-performing schools. In an op-ed for Huff Post, Harriet Sanford writes about the impact home visits can have.
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