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NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan’s Resignation

By Liana Heitin and Stephen Sawchuk Denver Delegates to the National Education Association’s annual convention passed a new business item July 4 calling for U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to resign. The surprising move comes on the heels of union anger over moves across the United States to revise due-process protections, tenure, and seniority—some of which have been supported […]

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Justices Unanimously Back Public Employee Whistleblower

In a win for unions, public workers and whistleblowers, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously backed an Alabama whistleblower whom his boss illegally fired for testifying about fraud to a grand jury and a trial jury.

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NEA Grades Legislators on Commitment to Education

The National Education Association released their legislative report card for the 113th Congress’ first session, assigning A-through-F letter grades for each representative and senator. The report evaluates lawmakers’ overall support for public education and educators based on voting records and on additional criteria including co-sponsorship of bills advancing NEA’s legislative priorities, behind-the-scenes work to advance priority issues, committee votes, accessibility […]

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