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New Teacher’s Union Leader Promises More Florida Activism

At a Spanish restaurant in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, one of the most powerful women in education, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, pumps up union members by telling them where her career started – the cafeteria. Lily Eskelsen Garcia is the first Latina elected to lead the nation’s largest union – the National Education Association. Thursday was her […]

What The NEA President Wants To Hear In Tonight’s State Of The Union Address

The president of the National Education Association (NEA) expects to hear a few things from President Barack Obama during his State of the Union address tonight. Dennis Van Roekel leads the 3 million member labor union, which represents public school teachers and college and university staff. “[Obama] really talked about opportunity in his inauguration speech and that […]

Five Questions For The National Education Association VP

The first presidential debate of 2012 will be held tomorrow night between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. The National Education Association will be watching. NEA Vice President Lily Eskelsen says the differences between the two candidates “are night and day.” The NEA has already endorsed Obama, and Eskelsen was appointed by Obama to […]

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