Educator Rights & Benefits Amid Schools Closings

The COVID-19 crisis presents grave threats and raises a lot of questions. NEA’s General Counsel answers basic questions about your legal rights.

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NEA's Priorities for COVID-19 Relief

From shoring up state and local education budgets to closing the digital divide, the road to recovery from COVID-19 will go directly through America's public schools.

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FAQs on Paid Leave and Unemployment Rights

NEA's General Counsel answers questions from educators.

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Student Loan Relief under the CARES Act

Still paying for your schooling? Here’s what you need to know about Congress’s $2 trillion relief package.

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The ESSER Fund: Let’s Make it Count

Help ensure that Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund dollars go toward advancing equity and closing opportunity gaps.

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Unions Continue to Advocate for Educators & Students

From pay to support for online teaching to the biggest issue of all—student and educator safety—local and state NEA affiliates are standing up despite the pandemic.

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Caught in Limbo, Aspiring Educators Ask for Flexibility

Their required student-teacher placements were cut short by the coronavirus pandemic. So how do they get licensed to teach?

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NEA Policy Statement on Digital Learning

Here's what needs to be in place for high-quality, digital learning.

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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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Remember the rights of students with disabilities when planning instruction.

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Here’s how the government can help support students lacking internet access.

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Follow these Student Privacy Policy Office guidelines to avoid revealing personal information.

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'What If I Feel Unsafe?': ESPs in Texas Report Back to Work

While some support professionals are eager to return, many are nervous that it’s too soon.

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Updates on COVID-19 Financial Relief

We’ve compiled some information and resources to make it easy for you to find out about important changes that are impacting your budget.

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