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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...

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...