American Academy of Pediatrics Shares Strategies for Safe In-Person Instruction

In discussion with NEA members, a leading pediatrician outlines health and equity issues for schools.

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NEA Report: The Proliferation of Pandemic Pods, Micro-Schools, and Home Education

Public schools serve all students, and educators work tirelessly to make sure they’re receiving a high-quality education. Programs like pandemic pods will make it harder to achieve equity in schools, which is a cornerstone of American democracy. Read the NEA summary and report.

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All Hands on Deck: Initial Guidance Regarding Reopening School Buildings

Planning for school success during COVID-19 and beyond with health, safety, and equity at the forefront.

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Talking About Racism and Violence with Students

The following resources provided by Colorin Colorado can help promote deeper understanding around the issues of racism and violence with colleagues, students and families.

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Collaborating Effectively in Crisis

A quick-start guide to working with administration to address the needs of educators, students, and their families.

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Going Back to School During COVID-19

News and updates from NEA and Reading Rockets

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Supporting English language learners through COVID-19

Resources for educators

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Online learning resources for educators

Trusted, free sources for online learning

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Supporting students in special education through COVID-19

What questions should families and educators be asking to prepare for the school year?

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Social-Emotional Learning During COVID-19

What kind of impacts has the COVID-19 crisis had on students, their families, and their educators?

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Guide to Learning at Home: Family Activities for Summer

NEA and Reading Rockets' comprehensive list of ways to keep kids engaged this summer.

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NEA Foundation Offers COVID-19 Response Grants

Grants are available to support NEA members responding to educational needs and concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Family Guide to Reading Resources and Strategies to Minimize the COVID Slide

Extended school closures will significantly curtail learning gains in reading. Here are ways to mitigate the loss.

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Custodians Are Essential Frontline Workers

“We need the best masks and gloves to keep us healthy so we can keep working to keep the school healthy.”

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Educators Nationwide Feed Students During COVID-19 Closures

With school buildings closed, nearly 30 million students still rely on school breakfast and lunch. Educators are stepping up to make sure kids are fed.

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How the CARES Act Affects You & Your Students

Congress's $2 billion investment is a good start. Here's what's included in the stimulus bill.

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COVID-19's IMPACT ON COMMUNITIES OF COLOR

The coronavirus has magnified inequities that have existed for decades and filtered into classrooms, hurting students along the way.

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Educators Stand Against COVID-19 Racism

As reports of discrimination increase, educators are fighting misinformation with facts and protecting their most vulnerable students.

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Social-Emotional Learning Should Be Priority During COVID-19 Crisis

Teaching and learning during closures is unrealistic if SEL for students and educators is left out of the conversation.

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COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY FEAR COVID-19 WILL DEEPEN INEQUITIES

The coronavirus crisis has exacerbated challenges that already existed, with students struggling now more than ever.

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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

Ensuring that HEERF supports students, particularly students of color and under-resourced students, as well as protects the IHE workforce.

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COVID-19 & CHILD NUTRITION: DOS & DON’TS

Follow these best practices for providing free meals to students and their families during coronavirus-related school closures.

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A Checklist to Support LGBTQ Students During Distance Learning

Educators can provide support and resources to LGBTQ students who are now more at risk due to the pandemic.

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COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE HELPS STUDENTS & EDUCATORS

Lawmakers heard educators’ warnings that school closures could bring terrible consequences for students, families and local economies.

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PROVIDING SCHOOL MEAL SERVICE DURING COVID-19

Get advice and best practices for meeting students’ needs during school closures.

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SCHOOL NURSES JOIN FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

Cheers from other first responders and people standing on porches or in apartment windows help buoy spirits.

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Coronavirus Brings 'Homework Gap" to the Forefront

Even before the pandemic, between 8.5 to 12 million K-12 students lacked Internet access at home. “Without access, opportunity means nothing.”

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Survey: Parents Overwhelmingly Support Educators During Pandemic

Keeping their children’s education on track was on par with the fear of actually contracting the virus, results show.

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Members Use Quilting Talents To Make Masks

NEA-Retired quilters turn their craft into a mission to help health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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A SOCIAL JUSTICE CHECKLIST FOR ONLINE INSTRUCTION

To help ensure equity for all students, ask yourself the following questions when planning digital instruction.

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EQUITY IN DIGITAL INSTRUCTION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Remember the rights of students with disabilities when planning instruction.

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