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This Spring is for ESSA (And We Need You!)

This spring we’re ready for what comes next. In our case, it’s making sure that every student benefits from the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). It’s time for us to “Spring Into ESSA.” More…

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The Greatest Gift of 2015

In this season of giving, educators, students and parents just received one of the best presents we’ve had in a while: the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). More…

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Our Golden Opportunity

Many of you know what our students have had to endure regarding No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Far from the origins of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, which was designed to help close the resource gap between schools in affluent communities and schools in communities of poverty More…

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Lily at SXSW! Yes, It’s all on Twitter!

Lily Eskelsen García was invited to speak at SXSW about closing the opportunity gap in our public schools, because NEA’s goal is to make a child’s zip code a number – not her destiny. More…