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Oct 13, 2009, 08:30 ET

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Special Edition of the State Education Standard Highlights Education Policymakers' Role in Reversing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

The new issue of The State Education Standard, the journal of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), examines how...

Aug 11, 2009, 10:00 ET

New Survey Reveals Health-Related Fitness as Primary Focus of Middle and High School Physical Education Programs

With growing concerns among parents and policymakers about the rise in childhood obesity - heightened by the recent CDC report showing that...

May 07, 2009, 13:50 ET

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

Increase needed to train workforce, stimulate economy Today, the White House unveiled its Fiscal Year 2010 budget request, proposing level...

Feb 23, 2009, 19:25 ET

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NEA Partners to Develop Standards for Measuring 21st Century Skills

Education collaborative strives to ensure global competitiveness for students NEA is pleased to announce its partnership with the Council of...

Dec 11, 2008, 16:12 ET

Catholic Schools Contribute $19.8 Billion Annually to Nation

While auto manufacturers, secondary mortgage lenders and investment bankers are reaping billions of dollars in federal funds, one entity is saving...

Nov 14, 2008, 08:15 ET

NAHEC Presents 2008 National Awards for Outstanding Health Educator and Outstanding Innovation

The National Association of Health Education Centers (NAHEC) is pleased and proud to present Marcy Coppernoll with the 2008 Outstanding Health...

Nov 14, 2008, 08:10 ET

Prominent Health Education Providers Awarded National Accreditation Status

The National Association of Health Education Centers (NAHEC) is proud to award accreditation status to four prominent U.S. health education...

Sep 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

Missouri Teachers Mobilize Undecided Voters

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teachers in the key battleground state of Missouri are mobilizing their coworkers and family...

Sep 27, 2008, 01:00 ET

McCain Proposed Spending Freeze Would Leave Millions of America's Students in the Cold

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators John McCain and Barack Obama squared off last night in Mississippi for the first...

Sep 17, 2008, 01:00 ET

College Affordability Set to Emerge as Sleeper Campaign Issue, New NEA Survey Finds

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rising cost of college is a critical, yet largely overlooked concern of voters this election...

Sep 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

Obama Talks With Educators About Challenges and Reform

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you want to know what resources are needed in America's classrooms, ask an educator. That's...

Sep 09, 2008, 01:00 ET

NEA Applauds Sen. Obama's Comprehensive Approach to Education Reform

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen. Barack Obama laid out strategies to reform education in Dayton, Ohio, today. The National...

Aug 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

NEA Responds to Naming of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as Republican VP Nominee

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to NEA President Reg Weaver, who is attending the...

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

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 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 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...