July 25, 2012 by Cindy Long
This article outlines six of the most common communication challenges between educators and parents, as reported by a recent Parenting/NEA survey, along with NEA member-tested solutions.
January 18, 2012 by Brenda Álvarez
The Rising Scholars program at Academy Park HS in PA is helping bridge gaps, motivate students and strengthen relationships between teachers and students while getting them prepared for college and careers.
June 29, 2011 by Cindy Long
Belgica Diaz is the clerk at Sorangel Grocery Store, a popular bodega in Reading, Pennsylvania. When she bags her customers’ groceries, she always slips in a little something extra– the latest issue of the Reading Education Association Community Newsletter. “I…
May 20, 2011 by Cindy Long
Sitting between the more prominent cities of Philadelphia to the east and Pittsburgh to the west, Reading might seem like the city Pennsylvania forgot. But the once thriving railroad community is still one of the prime properties on the Monopoly…
January 11, 2011 by Mary Ellen Flannery
Communities and families play a critical role in raising student achievement — that’s something research shows and the NEA Priority School Campaign strongly supports. But it’s not easy. Building meaningful relationships between families and their schools is more than a…
January 5, 2011 by Mary Ellen Flannery
With the average school counselor in Pennsylvania assigned to nearly 400 students each (almost twice the ratio recommended by the American School Counselor Association) plus increasing clerical or test-administration duties that have absolutely nothing to do with counseling or student…
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