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National Education Association, 2022
The crisis of teacher shortages across the United States accelerated to a five-alarm fire during the COVID-19 pandemic. Low pay and the gap between teacher pay and that of other similarly educated professionals is one of the primary factors contributing to this shortage. The escalating crisis impacts student learning and the professional status…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Salaries, Compensation (Remuneration), Federal Legislation
National Education Association, 2021
Over the course of the last month, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA) have come together to define the essential elements that they believe are necessary to effectively understand and address the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted students' academic and developmental experiences.…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Student Needs, At Risk Students
National Education Association, 2019
Education technology facilitates personalized learning and allows educators to better target instruction based on identified needs. Technology also improves the ability of education researchers to evaluate instructional approaches and interventions and provides policymakers information to aid in decision making. A majority of parents support the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Information Security
National Education Association, 2015
First passed in 1965 to ensure that every individual has access to higher education, regardless of income, the Higher Education Act (HEA) governs the nation's student-aid programs, federal aid to colleges, and oversight of teacher preparation. This brief report discusses 4 National Education Association (NEA) priorities: (1) Make college more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Mobley, Pamela Rios – National Education Association, 2010
In 2005, the National Education Association (NEA) began publishing a series of reports on the status of underserved groups in education. This report on the status of women and girls is based on the principle that every student has the human and civil right to a quality public education. America's public schools are expected to serve the needs of…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Females, Womens Education, Civil Rights
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