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Aug 28, 2008, 01:00 ET Republican National Convention Site of Education Forum on 21st Century Skills

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With recognition of the near universal belief that success in an increasingly global and...


Aug 26, 2008, 01:00 ET Economy, Crime, Healthcare: All Linked to Education

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans have made it clear that they have major concerns going into November's elections. They...


Aug 25, 2008, 01:00 ET The NEA: Organized, Energized and Mobilized for Barack Obama

DENVER, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- - NEA President Reg Weaver addressed the Democratic National Convention tonight and outlined why the...


Aug 25, 2008, 01:00 ET NEA President Addresses Delegates at Democratic National Convention

DENVER, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reg Weaver, president of the National Education Association, will tell the thousands of delegates...


Aug 24, 2008, 01:00 ET Nation's Democratic Women Governors to Be Honored for Their Commitment to Public Education

DENVER, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers will host a joint luncheon...


Aug 23, 2008, 01:00 ET Robert F. Kennedy Jr., to Address Hundreds of Education Activists, Voting Delegates Attending Democratic National Convention

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Education Association, in conjunction with the Colorado Education Association, will...


Aug 23, 2008, 01:00 ET NEA Applauds Senator Obama for Outstanding Vice Presidential Selection

DENVER, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Senator Joe Biden has always been a champion for children and public education," said National...


Aug 23, 2008, 01:00 ET NEA Revs Its Political Engines for Barack Obama

DENVER, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Education Association will play a key role in getting Sen. Barack Obama elected the next...


Nov 13, 2007, 00:00 ET Nation's Public Schools Celebrate 'American Education Week'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- - The face of public education in America is changing at a dramatic pace. Students are more...


Oct 22, 2007, 01:00 ET NEA Launches Online Guide to Help Keep Schools Safe

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As schools nationwide revamp their emergency response systems and update safety preparedness, the...


Aug 30, 2007, 01:00 ET Video: National Education Association Launches Grassroots Campaign to Caribbeans and Africans with actor Idris Elba, Golden Krust CEO Lowell Hawthorne, Soca Queen Alison Hinds, VP Records, Atlanta Falcons' Ovie Mughelli, and More

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Idris Elba, Golden Krust Bakery Founder/CEO Lowell Hawthorne, New York Assemblyman Nick...


May 07, 2007, 01:00 ET Nation's Largest Teacher Thank You Card Kicks Off Today

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When asked what gift they would most like to receive from their students, nearly half of all...


Mar 02, 2007, 00:00 ET NEA Rolls Out Red Carpet for Celebrity Read-in on Read Across America Day

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NEA's Read Across America program celebrated a decade of getting youngsters excited about reading...


Nov 17, 2006, 00:00 ET Jessica Alba's New Role ... Teaching?

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A National Education Association online poll reveals that actress Jessica Alba is the celebrity most...


Nov 14, 2006, 00:00 ET Teachers Take 'Pay Cut' as Inflation Outpaces Salaries

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Education Association released figures today that show a decline in public school teachers'...


Mar 02, 2006, 00:00 ET Millions Celebrate NEA's Read Across America Day

CHALMETTE, La., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The ninth annual National Education Association's Read Across America Day was more than the nation's...