Month: June 2017

After enduring nearly a decade of salary freezes, staff layoffs, benefits cuts, and struggles to pay their ever-increasing expenses, full-time college and university faculty in the U.S. finally are earning salaries within $100, on average, of pre-Great Recession levels, according to the new special salary issue of the NEA Higher Education Advocate. The reason? As
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At this year’s Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly, NEA delegates will gather in Boston, Mass., to vote on issues facing public education and to set the organization’s policies and priorities for the upcoming year. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Uniting Our Members and the Nation for Strong Communities.” More than 7,500 educators are expected to
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Fed up with pressure standardized tests place on her young children, a North Carolina mom decided to speak out.  Adrian Wood, who blogs at Tales of an Educated Debutante, wrote a post titled “Stop the EOG Madness,” which she shared on Facebook. “EOG” refers to the North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests that are administered to students in third
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