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Illinois Education Association’s Finances

The Illinois Education Association’s fluctuating numbers for the past few years were caused by an extraordinarily large expenditure on staff compensation in 2011-12. The union contributed $26.3 million to employee pensions that year, but received $6.9 million in return the following year. That $33 million swing helps explain the huge budget surplus and the improvement to […]

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Idaho Education Association’s Finances

The Idaho Education Association’s position is even worse than it looks here because it received almost $2.8 million from NEA national to defeat the Luna Laws. Total membership – 10,597, down 689 Total revenue – $6.2 million (54% came from member dues), up $350,000 Budget deficit – $910,000 Net assets – $3.6 million Total staff – 38 Staff salaries and […]

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Hawaii State Teachers Association’s Finances

Here are the figures for the Hawaii State Teachers Association. Total membership – 18,249, up 194 Total revenue – $7.7 million (88% came from member dues), up $4,000 Budget surplus – $220,000 Net assets – $8.4 million Total staff – 47 Staff salaries and benefits – $4.3 million Highest paid employee – Wil Okabe, president, $203,724 base salary Highest […]

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Georgia Association of Educators’ Finances

The Georgia Association of Educators received $1.4 million in aid from NEA but it didn’t stop the bleeding. Total membership – 33,378, down 3,843 Total revenue – $8.1 million (80% came from member dues), down $810,000 Budget surplus – $30,000 Net assets – negative $1.8 million Total staff – 59 Staff salaries and benefits – $4.9 million Highest paid […]

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Greenhouse, Green Mountains, and Greenmail

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Florida Education Association’s Finances

The Florida Education Association’s compensation expenditures rose by $300,000 even as revenues were falling. Total membership – 127,553, down 4,545 Total revenue – $29.3 million (83% came from member dues), down $740,000 Budget surplus – $540,000 Net assets – $6.4 million Total staff – 74 Staff salaries and benefits – $13.1 million Highest paid employee – Andrew Ford, president, $284,793 […]

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Delaware State Education Association’s Finances

The Delaware State Education Association is another East Coast union with a relatively stable situation. Total membership – 12,709, up 67 Total revenue – $5 million (85% came from member dues), down $100,000 Budget surplus – $460,000 Net assets – $4.6 million Total staff – 32 Staff salaries and benefits – $3 million Highest paid employee – Howard Weinberg, […]

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