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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...

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...

May 02, 2006, 01:00 ET

Shape of the Nation Report; Most States Receive a Failing Grade on Physical Education Requirements

RESTON, Va., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite skyrocketing childhood obesity rates and calls from Congress, the Surgeon General and Centers for...

Apr 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

School Wellness Policies Topic of National Education Conference

CHICAGO, April 5 /PRNewswire/ - A national symposium on student wellness policies is being hosted by the National Association of State Boards of...

Mar 13, 2006, 00:00 ET

NASBE Awarded Grant to Replicate Successful Early Childhood Learning Strategies

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has been awarded a $400,000 grant by the...

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 14, 2005, 00:00 ET

School Sports and Athletics-Academics Link are Focus of New National Research Project

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The kick-off for a national research project on student participation in high school athletics, and the link...