National Education Association

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The National Education Association (NEA) is the largest labor union and professional interest group in the United States.wikipedia
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Lily Eskelsen García

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Lily Eskelsen García is the NEA's current president. , the executive officers of the NEA are Lily Eskelsen García (President), Rebecca Pringle (Vice President), and Princess Moss (Secretary-Treasurer).
As president of the three million-member National Education Association, she leads the largest Union in the United States.

Zalmon Richards

Zalmon Richards was elected the NTA's first president and presided over the organization's first annual meeting in 1858.
Zalmon Richards (August 11, 1811 – November 1, 1899) was an American educator from Washington, D.C. He is best known as one of the founders and the first president of the National Teachers Association, now known as the National Education Association.

Education International

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It is not a member of the AFL–CIO, but is part of Education International, the global federation of teachers' unions.
In 1923, the National Education Association (NEA) founded the World Federation of Education Associations (WFEA) in San Francisco.

American Federation of Teachers

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In 1998, a tentative merger agreement was reached between NEA and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) negotiators, but ratification failed soundly in the NEA's Representative Assembly meeting in New Orleans in early July 1998.
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is the second largest teacher's labor union in America (the largest being the National Education Association).

Florida Education Association

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Mergers occurred in Florida (the Florida Education Association formed in 2000); Minnesota (Education Minnesota formed in 1998), Montana (MEA-MFT formed in 2000), New York (New York State United Teachers formed in 2006) and North Dakota.
It is a merged affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA), and is a member of the AFL-CIO.

Rebecca S. Pringle

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, the executive officers of the NEA are Lily Eskelsen García (President), Rebecca Pringle (Vice President), and Princess Moss (Secretary-Treasurer).
She is the Vice President of the 3 million-member National Education Association, the largest professional employee organization and labor union in the United States.

Braulio Alonso

In 1967, the NEA elected its first Hispanic president, Braulio Alonso.
He served as the first Hispanic president of the National Education Association.

New York State United Teachers

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Mergers occurred in Florida (the Florida Education Association formed in 2000); Minnesota (Education Minnesota formed in 1998), Montana (MEA-MFT formed in 2000), New York (New York State United Teachers formed in 2006) and North Dakota.
New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) is a 600,000-member New York state teachers union, affiliated since 2006 with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the AFL-CIO, and the National Education Association (NEA).

William George Carr

William George Carr (1901 – March 1, 1996) was an educator and author who is most known for being the Executive Secretary (chief administrator) of the National Education Association from 1952 to 1967.

Democratic Party (United States)

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While the NEA has a stated position of "non-partisan", it almost exclusively supports the Democratic Party.
The three most significant labor groupings in the Democratic coalition today are the AFL-CIO and Change to Win labor federations as well as the National Education Association, a large, unaffiliated teachers' union.

MEA-MFT

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Mergers occurred in Florida (the Florida Education Association formed in 2000); Minnesota (Education Minnesota formed in 1998), Montana (MEA-MFT formed in 2000), New York (New York State United Teachers formed in 2006) and North Dakota.
MEA-MFT was formed in 2000 by the merger of the two unions: The Montana Education Association (MEA), an affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA), and the Montana Federation of Teachers (MFT), an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).

Elizabeth Duncan Koontz

In 1968, NEA elected its first black president, Elizabeth Duncan Koontz.
She was the first African-American president of the National Education Association and director of the United States Department of Labor Women's Bureau.

Education Minnesota

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Mergers occurred in Florida (the Florida Education Association formed in 2000); Minnesota (Education Minnesota formed in 1998), Montana (MEA-MFT formed in 2000), New York (New York State United Teachers formed in 2006) and North Dakota.
It is affiliated with both the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), and is affiliated with the AFL-CIO.

Title 36 of the United States Code

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The group holds a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code.

American Teachers Association

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NEA officially merged with the American Teachers Association, the historically black teachers association founded as the National Association of Teachers in Colored Schools, in 1966.
The ATA worked jointly with the National Education Association (NEA) on issues related to African-American education.

Sabra R. Greenhalgh

She was a life member of the National Education Association, elected a delegate to represent northern California at the annual convention in Columbus, Ohio, in 1931.

Hillary Clinton

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In October 2015, the NEA endorsed Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid.
In one of the Clinton governorship's most important initiatives, she fought a prolonged but ultimately successful battle against the Arkansas Education Association to establish mandatory teacher testing and state standards for curriculum and classroom size.

Della Prell Darknell Campbell

She was a member of Omicron Nu, American Association of University Women, White Cross, National Association of Administrative Women, National Education Association, Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Dennis Van Roekel

Dennis Van Roekel is an American labor leader who served as president of the National Education Association, the largest labor union in the United States.

Kate Wetzel Jameson

She was a member of the American Association of University Women, Federated Women's Clubs, the National Education Association, P.E.O. Sisterhood, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Parent-Teacher Association.

Vesta C. Muehleisen

She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile, San Diego Athletic Club, Community Welfare Council, Morning Choral Club, Order of the Eastern Star, National Education Association.

School voucher

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The NEA has often opposed measures such as merit pay, school vouchers, weakening of teacher tenure, certain curricular changes, the No Child Left Behind Act, and other reforms that make it easier for school districts to use disciplinary action against teachers.
In the United States, public school teacher unions, most notably the National Education Association (the largest labor union in the USA), argue that school vouchers erode educational standards and reduce funding, and that giving money to parents who choose to send their child to a religious or other school is unconstitutional.

Reg Weaver

Reg Weaver is an American labor leader who served as president of the National Education Association.