How Four Union-District Teams Are Improving Student Performance and Why We’re Helping Them

Union-district teams in Lee County, FL; Springfield, MA; Omaha, NE; and Columbus, OH have been selected from among thousands of school districts nationwide to participate in the latest expansion of the NEA Foundation’s Closing the Achievement Gaps Initiative.


“When teachers, unions, and communities focus on learning conditions, student performance improves,” says the NEA Foundation President Harriet Sanford. “These teams join a national network of educators who

What's on your holiday wish list?

For many teachers it’s classroom materials for their students. Hundreds of teachers across the country have received close to $170,000 worth of classroom materials over the past two months to support their ideas to inspire student learning.

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