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National Education Association, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to the schools, the economy, and the nation's families, exacerbating racial inequities and placing a disproportionate burden on communities of color throughout the country. While physically opening schools at the beginning of the 2020--2021 school year is the goal of most districts, the…
Descriptors: Disease Control, Disease Incidence, Prevention, Educational Facilities
Tuck, Kathy D.; Holmes, Dwight R. – National Education Association, 2016
This study analyzes data collected between 2000 and 2013 from the annual National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey; the NCES Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS); and the U.S. Census Bureau Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates Survey (SAIPE). The findings…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Media Specialists, Learning Resources Centers, School Libraries
Tuck, Kathy D.; Holmes, Dwight R. – National Education Association, 2016
At the request of New Business Item: 89 (NBI: 89) adopted at the 2015 NEA Representative Assembly, this study examines the extent to which students have access to public school library/media centers with qualified staff and up-to-date resources. The study explores trends in library/media center openings and closings as well as staffing patterns…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Media Specialists, Learning Resources Centers, School Libraries
National Education Association, 2010
For many years, there have been efforts to promote the development of national standards for education in the United States. In the Spring of 2010, the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) completed a project to develop Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading education organizations, such…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Educational Policy, Educational Improvement, Partnerships in Education
Verdugo, Richard – National Education Association, 2006
On March 10, 2006, the National Education Association (NEA) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) joined forces and convened an Education Summit in Denver, Colorado. The purpose of the Summit was to have participants (mainly community activists) discuss and provide information and strategies as to how educators and policy makers…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students, Equal Education, Educational Innovation
Lee, Stacey J. – National Education Association, 2005
In January 2005, the National Education Association (NEA) partnered with the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) to host the National Summit on Asian and Pacific Islander Issues in Education. The Summit brought together over 50 researchers, leaders of national organizations, and NEA members to discuss the status of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Student Diversity, Minority Groups
Trujillo, Octaviana V.; Alston, Denise A. – National Education Association, 2005
On October 27, 2004, the National Education Association (NEA) joined with the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) to host "Moving from Research to Practice: A Summit on Indian Students." Over 100 American Indian and Alaska Native education practitioners and researchers from Alaska to Mississippi gathered to share their knowledge…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, Empowerment, American Indian Education