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  • Educator tax deduction expanded and made permanent!

    After more than a decade of work by activists and NEA, Congress has cemented and improved the tax deduction that recognizes educators’ out-of-pocket classroom spending.

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  • Educators paved way for big congressional wins at end of 2015

    Educators overcame hyperpartisan gridlock in Congress to score major victories for students and their families.

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  • Educators and community join together to end racist curriculum

    In Minneapolis, educators and community members won a huge victory when they successfully organized to end the use of a phonics curriculum that was filled with race, gender and cultural stereotypes.

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  • Top 5 education activist tips for 2016

    Make a pledge to be voice on behalf of your students and public schools this year

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  • Five 2015 victories that put cracks in the ‘testocracy’

    Education activist Jesse Hagopian outlines the top stories of 2015 related to high-stakes testing.

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  1. Educator tax deduction expanded and made permanent!
  2. Educators paved way for big congressional wins at end of 2015
  3. Educators and community join together to end racist curriculum
  4. Top 5 education activist tips for 2016
  5. Five 2015 victories that put cracks in the ‘testocracy’

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Top 7 Education Stories of 2015

A consistent element throughout the top education news stories of 2015 is communities, educators and parents rising up and collectively taking action.

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Educator joins parents in fight against cyber bullying

More than half of young people report being cyber bullied, and between 10 and 20 percent report being cyber bullied regularly.

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Teacher reminds presidential hopefuls that hate speech and holidays don’t mix

Teacher says the nasty and divisive language coming out of the 2016 presidential election about Muslims, refugees, and immigrants is getting the attention of the kids in his school, 60 percent of whom are students of color.

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How to watch tonight’s Democratic debate

How to catch the final debate of 2015.

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CA teachers move fight to improve students’ online charter education to Washington, D.C.

Educator say they’re willing to work with K12 and CAVA to improve things for students, teachers.

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