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Here’s What Didn’t Become NEA Policy

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Free Meeting Space

If you were a cadre of liberal county board members and you needed a place to hold a secret meeting, where would you go? Correct!

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Remember Hope?

Ah, those halcyon days…

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New NEA Election Target: Members’ Spouses

Politico reports NEA is training members to lobby their own husbands: To that end, the NEA has held training sessions across the country to teach members how to shape their message for every possible audience — including their own spouses. The vast majority of NEA members are white suburban or rural women, and their spouses […]

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NEA Staff Wants Protection From Bullying

One of NEA’s staff unions, the Association of Field Service Employees (AFSE), has been working without a contract since the end of May. If their communications are any indication, a key issue to be hammered out is workplace bullying. The management side of this dispute is represented by executive director John Stocks, and AFSE has […]

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Hugging It Out

It is rough sledding for Chicago-area Democrats these days – from Mayor Rahm Emanuel to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and his boss, the POTUS. But they can take solace from tiny thaws in the Cold War. CSN Chicago reports that while Emanuel is still Public Enemy #1 with most municipal unions, he remains the […]

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Official NEA State Affiliate Membership Numbers for 2013

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