NEA President Addresses Delegates at Democratic National Convention

Reg Weaver will outline why children and public schools need Senator

Barack Obama

Aug 25, 2008, 01:00 ET from National Education Association

    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

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