DENVER, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reg Weaver, president of the National Education Association, will tell the thousands of delegates attending the Democratic National Convention this evening why children, educators and this nation's public schools need Senator Barack Obama as president of the United States. Weaver speaks at the convention Monday, August 25, 2008, sometime between 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (MDT). NEA members represent one of the largest delegations to the Democratic National Convention. The Association, which represents 3.2 million educators, has expanded its political campaign from $15 million to $50 million with the goal of getting Sen. Obama--a friend of public education--in the White House. WHO: National Education Association President Reg Weaver WHAT: Address to delegates at the Democratic National Convention WHEN: Monday, August 25, 2008 Between 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (MDT) WHERE: Democratic National Convention The Pepsi Center 1000 Chopper Circle Denver, CO 80204 The National Education Association is the nation's largest professional employee organization, representing 3.2 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators and students preparing to become teachers.
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