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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...

Jun 13, 2008, 01:00 ET

1,000 School Children, YouTube Sensation Cactus Cuties and Members of Congress Sing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' at U.S. Capitol to Commemorate Flag Day

WASHINGTON, June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation recognizes Flag Day, more than 1,000 school children from across the country sing...

Apr 18, 2008, 01:00 ET

NEA Applauds AT&T: Aspire for Championing Children and Education

WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A new $100 million education initiative will seek solutions to a problem NEA President Reg Weaver calls a...

Feb 08, 2008, 00:00 ET

Grammys Offer Opportunity to Highlight Music Education

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Harris Interactive executive omnibus poll of senior business leaders shows a positive...

Feb 05, 2008, 00:00 ET

NIEA President to Give Annual Indian Education Address to the Nation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NIEA is committed to enhancing equal opportunities and strengthening the capacity of our education...

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...

Nov 12, 2007, 00:00 ET

New Harris Poll Links Music Education to Advanced Studies and Higher Incomes; National Association for Music Education and Artist Steven Van Zandt Endorse Findings

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At an event with actor and musician "Little" Steven Van Zandt and MENC: The National Association...

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...

Oct 12, 2007, 01:00 ET

Curtailing School Violence: National Mental Health Experts Outline What Teachers Need to Know

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A fourteen year-old walks into a public school with two guns, kills two teens and injuries a pair...

Aug 30, 2007, 01:00 ET
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...

Apr 06, 2007, 01:00 ET

Four States Awarded Grants for Student Communications

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, and Tennessee are receiving grants from the National...

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'...

Oct 31, 2006, 00:00 ET

Music Programs in Public High Schools Contribute to Higher Attendance and Graduation Rates

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- High school principals strongly believe that music education promotes the academic success of their...

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...