Intercepts

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2008 NEA Convention Episode 1: The Empire Strikes Gold

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Jul• 02•08

Hello from Washington DC. I should have the video of today’s open hearing on the strategic plan and budget up just as soon as I solve some technical difficulties. In the meantime, I know you’ll enjoy seeing the NEA Strategy Map:

Also, you can see that NEA is experiencing the full joy of corporate sponsorship:

My hunch was correct. NEA did contribute to the Delaware State Education Association report on charter schools. DSEA asked for $30,000, but NEA only contributed $10,000.

Finally, the annual meeting committee decided not to provide treadmills for delegates. Get outside, people! It’s good for you!

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