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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...


Apr 24, 2007, 01:00 ET No Child Left Behind Reforms Needed to Protect Children in Foster Care

WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Casey Family Programs and the National Education Association today released recommendations for...


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...


Jan 29, 2007, 00:00 ET Salute to Catholic Schools Celebrated Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2007

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's nearly 8,000 Catholic school students are celebrating Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 28...


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'...


May 08, 2006, 01:00 ET Celebrities, Athletes, Political Leaders Honor Their Teachers

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Oscar-winner Hilary Swank has fond memories of Mr. Selleriet at Happy Valley Elementary School in...


May 02, 2006, 01:00 ET National Teacher Day Spotlights Key Issues Facing Profession

WASHINGTON, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The teaching profession has changed dramatically over the past 40 years. The majority of the nation's 3...


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...


Feb 21, 2006, 00:00 ET NEA Launches New Program to Bring New Books to Public Schools in Need

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Education Association and its partners, The NEA Foundation, First Book, and The Heart of...


Feb 02, 2006, 00:00 ET Nation's Report Card Shows That Private Schools Continue to Outperform Public Schools

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) shows that students in private...


Dec 07, 2005, 00:00 ET U.S. Catholic School and Religious Education Students Collect One Million Dollars to Assist Hurricane Victims

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Children in Catholic schools and religious education programs nationwide joined with students around the...


Sep 02, 2005, 01:00 ET Extending a Helping Hand - Catholic Leaders Will Collect Dollars from Children to Help Education in Hurricane-Stricken Region

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic school children and students enrolled in religious education programs will be extending a helping...


Feb 09, 2005, 00:00 ET NCEA Names New President

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Karen Ristau has been named president of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) effective...


Oct 04, 2004, 01:00 ET Catholic Educators Give Washington Cardinal Top National Honor

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the National Catholic Educational Association: WHO: Cardinal...


Oct 01, 2004, 01:00 ET Washington's Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Will Receive Top Award

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Theodore McCarrick of the Archdiocese of Washington will receive the 2004 Elizabeth Ann Seton award...


Jan 08, 2002, 00:00 ET Catholic Educators View New Education Package as a Mixed Blessing

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- President George W. Bush's signing of the Leave No Child Behind Act represents an important step in the right...


Sep 14, 2001, 01:00 ET Catholic Educators Call for Day of Solidarity; Millions of Children Will Pray and Raise the Flag on September 18

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of children enrolled in Catholic schools nationwide will be invited to mark the first week's...