President Trump Says Education System Leaves Students ‘Deprived of All Knowledge’

Surprising many education observers, President Donald Trump mentioned public schools during his inaugural address today—but not in a way that pleased students, parents, or teachers. Saying that “Americans want great schools for their children,” Trump went on to describe the nation’s current education system as one “flush with cash but which leaves our young and…

Tell Your Senators: Confirmation Hearing Proves DeVos Lacks Experience, Knowledge

Will Trump’s pick for secretary of education keep public schools public and maintain education funding? Betsy DeVos wasn’t willing to make any promises when questioned by the ranking Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee during her confirmation hearing last night. “Can you commit that you will not work to privatize public…

Apply Now for $2,000 CEA Award Recognizing Teaching Excellence

You probably know many outstanding teachers who might qualify for the John McCormack CEA Award for Teaching Excellence. Here’s your chance to nominate one of them—or you can even nominate yourself! The application does not take long, and the reward is definitely worth it—$2,000 from CEA, plus an all-expense-paid trip to the NEA Foundation’s Annual…