July 13, 2015
Direct Links to All NEA Representative Assembly Blog Posts. In case you didn’t follow along all last week with EIA’s gavel-to-gavel coverage of the 2015 National Education Association Representative Assembly from Orlando, here are the direct links to each post, in chronological order. Enjoy!
Compared to What, When? – How to manufacture a membership increase.
“You Are the Future of Everything” – The mote and the beam.
Membership Math, One More Time – Can’t let it slide.
There’s No Business Like New Business – Pizza and Coke.
What Happened to Playing the Long Game? – In the ashes John Stocks sees pixie dust.
Rebel Yell – A day after unanimously vowing to fight institutional racism, the delegates spent two hours debating whether to support the removal of Confederate flags from public spaces.
I Am Not a Number, I Am a Free Man – It takes The Village.
The Final Few – Eliminating voter ID requirement for NEA elections is referred to committee.
Merged Affiliates Stuck With Status Quo – The delegates really don’t want merged affiliates to get their maximum allotment of representation.
Federalist Sighting! – An unlikely source notices that the powers of the federal government are limited.
A Lesson in Time Management – Good news! NEA can still take Gates money.
It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint – Hitting the wall.
This Morning’s Little Ironies – Labor rules save the day and delegates agree to continue to “control the flow of information.”
NEA Opts In to Opt Out – As written, NEA now supports opting out of any test, standardized or not.