NEA Members Are Encouraged to Meet with Legislators of Both Parties

As NEA President Lily Eskelsen García has said before, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) isn’t only about getting rid of the era of toxic testing, it’s about finding ways to improve all aspects of education and doing so with the expertise of those who know it best – our educators. As such, U.S. Rep.

Educator Voice Vital Part of Oregon’s New State ESSA Plan

In May, the Oregon State Board of Education unanimously approved the Oregon Consolidated State Plan, which the Oregon Education Association (OEA) played a key role in helping to develop. The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) submitted the plan to the U.S. Department of Education, which has 120 days to respond to the document. State education

Five Ways to Use ‘Your School Checklist’

NEA has unveiled ‘Your School Checklist,’ a tool that can help you begin to think through what your school needs to inspire students’ natural curiosity, imagination, and desire to learn.

The Promise of ESSA in Reducing Test Stress

At a townhall in Virginia, education leaders discuss how ESSA can help reduce testing, increase enrichment programs, and improve school climate – anything and everything that makes a school great.