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{{tnr}}The '''National Education Association''' is the largest labor union in the United States. It has about 3.2 million members, 14,000 local affiliates and 51 state-level affiliates.  In 2005, its members paid a collective $295 million in dues. Through its [[National Education Association Ballot Fund]], it involves itself extensively in ballot measure campaigns around the country.
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|vice-president = Lily Eskelsen Garcia
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}}{{tnr}}The '''National Education Association''' (NEA) is the voice of education professionals. The vision of the NEA is a great public school for every student. The mission statement is, "to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world."<ref>[http://www.nea.org/home/19583.htm ''National Education Association,'' "NEA's Vision, Mission, and Values," accessed November 26, 2013]</ref>
  
==Donations to ballot campaigns==
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==History==
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NEA was founded in 1857 by one hundred educators. In 1966 it merged with the American Teachers Association. Since that time, its membership has increased to over 3.2 million.<ref>[http://www.nea.org/home/1704.htm ''National Education Association,'' "Our History," accessed November 26, 2013]</ref>
  
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==Leadership==
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NEA is governed by a nine-member executive committee and a board of directors. The current president is Dennis Van Roekel, and the vice president is Lily Eskelsen Garcia.<ref>[http://www.nea.org/home/609.htm ''National Education Association,'' "Our Leaders," accessed November 26, 2013]</ref>
  
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==2012 elections==
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===2010===
 
* [[Oklahoma State Question 744 (2010)]]
 
* [[Oklahoma State Question 744 (2010)]]
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
 
* [[California Proposition 1A (May 2009)]]: $3,000,000
 
* [[California Proposition 1A (May 2009)]]: $3,000,000
 
* [[Maine Auto Excise Tax Repeal, Question 2 (2009)]]: $350,000
 
* [[Maine Auto Excise Tax Repeal, Question 2 (2009)]]: $350,000
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
* [[Arizona Majority Rules, Proposition 105 (2008)]]: $500,000
 
* [[Arizona Majority Rules, Proposition 105 (2008)]]: $500,000
 
* [[Colorado Education Funding and TABOR Rebates, Amendment 59 (2008)]]: $250,000
 
* [[Colorado Education Funding and TABOR Rebates, Amendment 59 (2008)]]: $250,000
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===2007===
 
===2007===
 
 
* [[Utah School Vouchers, Referendum 1 (2007)]].  Between the national office of the NEA and its Utah affiliate, $3.1 million was given to the campaign to defeat the referendum.
 
* [[Utah School Vouchers, Referendum 1 (2007)]].  Between the national office of the NEA and its Utah affiliate, $3.1 million was given to the campaign to defeat the referendum.
  
 
===2006===
 
===2006===
 
 
* [[Missouri Minimum Wage Act, Proposition B (2006)]]: $200,000
 
* [[Missouri Minimum Wage Act, Proposition B (2006)]]: $200,000
 
* [[Ohio Minimum Wage Initiative (2006)]]: $710,000
 
* [[Ohio Minimum Wage Initiative (2006)]]: $710,000
  
 
===2004===
 
===2004===
 
 
* [[Maine Education Funding Carryover Initiative, Question 1 (June 2004)|Maine Education Funding Carryover Initiative (2004)]]: $300,000
 
* [[Maine Education Funding Carryover Initiative, Question 1 (June 2004)|Maine Education Funding Carryover Initiative (2004)]]: $300,000
 
* [[Washington Charter School Authorization, Referendum 55 (2004)]]: $500,000
 
* [[Washington Charter School Authorization, Referendum 55 (2004)]]: $500,000
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===2002===
 
 
* [[Utah Radioactive Waste, Initiative 1 (2002)]]: $323,800  
 
* [[Utah Radioactive Waste, Initiative 1 (2002)]]: $323,800  
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''National + Education + Association'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=National+Education+Association&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=National Education Association News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.nea.org/ Official website]
*[http://www.nea.org/ National Education Association Web site]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/NEA.ORG Facebook page]
*[http://www.facebook.com/NEA.ORG NEA on Facebook]
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*[https://twitter.com/neamedia NEA Media Twitter feed]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/NEAABS YouTube channel]
 
*[http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0834941.html "National Education Association." Infoplease. Based on Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed., 2007.]
 
*[http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0834941.html "National Education Association." Infoplease. Based on Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed., 2007.]
 
*[http://www.landmarklegal.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=161 NEA Accountability Project] Landmark Legal Foundation
 
*[http://www.landmarklegal.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=161 NEA Accountability Project] Landmark Legal Foundation
 
*[http://www.eiaonline.com/communique.htm Mike Antonucci's education blog]
 
*[http://www.eiaonline.com/communique.htm Mike Antonucci's education blog]
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[[Category:Ballot measure donors]]
 
[[Category:Ballot measure donors]]
 
[[Category:National political organizations]]
 
[[Category:National political organizations]]
 
[[Category:Labor and unions]]
 
[[Category:Labor and unions]]

Revision as of 14:27, 26 November 2013


National Education Association
National Education Association logo.jpg
President:Dennis Van Roekel
Vice-president:Lily Eskelsen Garcia
Year created:1857
Website:http://www.nea.org/
The National Education Association (NEA) is the voice of education professionals. The vision of the NEA is a great public school for every student. The mission statement is, "to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world."[1]

History

NEA was founded in 1857 by one hundred educators. In 1966 it merged with the American Teachers Association. Since that time, its membership has increased to over 3.2 million.[2]

Leadership

NEA is governed by a nine-member executive committee and a board of directors. The current president is Dennis Van Roekel, and the vice president is Lily Eskelsen Garcia.[3]

2014 elections

2012 elections

Endorsed candidates

Targeted candidates

Expenditures

Campaign ads

Donors

Donations to ballot campaigns

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2004

2002

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "National + Education + Association"

All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.

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External links

References