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NEA Rhode Island’s Finances

As with most northeastern affiliates, NEA Rhode Island took a minor membership hit during the recession and has since regained all that it lost. Total membership – 11,444, up 228 members Total revenue – $4.3 million (82.6% came from member dues), down $58,000 Deficit – $148,000 Net assets – $3.7 million Total staff – 30 Staff salaries […]

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Declassified Document Drop Day

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No Raise in 8 Years, North Carolina Union Staff Claims

The North Carolina Association of Educators is in a financial and membership free fall, and NCAE employees say they are bearing the brunt. The staff union posted a petition addressed to the NCAE executive director that reads: We, the members of the North Carolina Staff Organization, the unionized workers at NCAE (UniServ Directors, Program Staff, […]

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Pearson Pops AFT’s Bubble

The American Federation of Teachers, by virtue of holding shares in Pearson Inc., submitted a resolution to the education and testing company to “immediately conduct a thorough business strategy review of Pearson PLC including education commercialization and its support of high stakes testing and low-fee private schools and to report to shareholders within six months.” […]

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Pennsylvania State Education Association’s Finances

The Pennsylvania State Education Association vastly improved its bottom line by cutting expenditures on staff compensation by almost $6 million. Total membership – 179,447, down 1,575 members Total revenue – $69.2 million (88.7% came from member dues), up $942,000 Surplus – $10.9 million Net assets – $49 million Total staff – 273 Staff salaries and benefits – […]

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Oregon Education Association’s Finances

The income figures for the Oregon Education Association are a bit skewed due to the nearly $1.7 million it received in attorney fee awards in 2014 after a lawsuit settlement. Still, OEA is a relatively strong state affiliate, though it continues to have a contentious relationship with its own employees. Total membership – 40,637, up 261 […]

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Oklahoma Education Association’s Finances

The Oklahoma Education Association has lost more than 36 percent of its membership over the past 20 years. It is highly dependent on grants from NEA national to maintain its level of operations. Total membership – 21,291, down 1,016 members Total revenue – $6.5 million (75.4% came from member dues), down $159,000 Deficit – $82,000 Net assets […]

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