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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>
 
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>
  
==2014 elections==
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==Issues==
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NEA lists the following issues as its current focus:<ref>[http://www.nea.org/home/IssuesAndAction.html ''National Education Association, "Issues and Action," accessed November 26, 2013]</ref>
  
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*Common Core State Standards
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*School Safety
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*No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) | ESEA
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*Education Funding
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*Raise Your Hand for Public Education
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*Parent Partnership Resources
  
==2012 elections==
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For a complete list of detailed issues, click [http://www.nea.org/home/IssuesAndAction.html here].
  
===Endorsed candidates===
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==2014 elections==
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As of November 2013, NEA has spent $1,646,370 in the 2014 election cycle: $310,370 went to Democratic candidates, $55,500 to Republicans and the remaining $1,280,000 was soft money given to political organizations.<ref name=os>[http://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/totals.php?id=D000000064&cycle=2012 ''OpenSecrets.org,'' "National Education Assn Totals," accessed November 26, 2013]</ref>
  
===Targeted candidates===
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==2012 elections==
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NEA spent $14,899,964 in the 2012 election cycle: $2,260,847 on Democratic candidates, $177,707 on Republicans, and $12,486,260 as soft money given to political organizations.<ref name=os/>
  
 
===Expenditures===
 
===Expenditures===
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The following table displays the top 10 candidates who received the most money from NEA.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/toprecips.php?id=D000000064&cycle=2012 ''OpenSecrets.org,'' "National Education Assn, Recipients," accessed November 26, 2013]</ref>
  
===Campaign ads===
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! colspan="8" align="center" style="background-color:#008000; color: white;" | Top 10 largest '''National Education Association''' expenditures in 2012<ref name="os"/>
===Donors===
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! style="background-color:#444; color: white;" | Office
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| [[Barack Obama]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|N/A||President||$61,577||[[Image:Yes.png|center]]
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| [[Kathleen Hochul]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|NY||House||$19,000||[[Image:No.png|center]]
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| [[Tammy Baldwin]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|WI||House||$17,080||[[Image:Yes.png|center]]
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| [[Derek Kilmer]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|WA||House||$16,000||[[Image:Yes.png|center]]
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| [[Christopher Donovan]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|CT||House||$15,000||[[Image:No.png|center]]
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| [[Elizabeth Esty]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|CT||House||$15,000||[[Image:Yes.png|center]]
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| [[Pete Gallego]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|TX||House||$15,000||[[Image:Yes.png|center]]
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| [[Chris Murphy (Connecticut)|Chris Murphy]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|CT||House||$15,000||[[Image:Yes.png|center]]
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| [[Elizabeth Warren]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|MA||Senate||$14,550||[[Image:Yes.png|center]]
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| [[Ron Barber]] ||align="center"|{{bluedot}}||align="center"|AZ||House||$14,250||[[Image:Yes.png|center]]
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==Donations to ballot campaigns==
 
==Donations to ballot campaigns==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''National + Education + Association'''"
 
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.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.''
<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>
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{{RSS|feed=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}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.nea.org/ Official website]
 
*[http://www.nea.org/ Official website]
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*[https://twitter.com/neamedia NEA Media Twitter feed]
 
*[https://twitter.com/neamedia NEA Media Twitter feed]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/user/NEAABS YouTube channel]
 
*[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.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]
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 15:06, 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]

Issues

NEA lists the following issues as its current focus:[4]

  • Common Core State Standards
  • School Safety
  • No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) | ESEA
  • Education Funding
  • Raise Your Hand for Public Education
  • Parent Partnership Resources

For a complete list of detailed issues, click here.

2014 elections

As of November 2013, NEA has spent $1,646,370 in the 2014 election cycle: $310,370 went to Democratic candidates, $55,500 to Republicans and the remaining $1,280,000 was soft money given to political organizations.[5]

2012 elections

NEA spent $14,899,964 in the 2012 election cycle: $2,260,847 on Democratic candidates, $177,707 on Republicans, and $12,486,260 as soft money given to political organizations.[5]

Expenditures

The following table displays the top 10 candidates who received the most money from NEA.[6]

Top 10 largest National Education Association expenditures in 2012[5]
Candidate Party State Office Total Desired Result
Barack Obama Democratic Party N/A President $61,577
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Kathleen Hochul Democratic Party NY House $19,000
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Tammy Baldwin Democratic Party WI House $17,080
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Derek Kilmer Democratic Party WA House $16,000
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Christopher Donovan Democratic Party CT House $15,000
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Elizabeth Esty Democratic Party CT House $15,000
Yes.png
Pete Gallego Democratic Party TX House $15,000
Yes.png
Chris Murphy Democratic Party CT House $15,000
Yes.png
Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party MA Senate $14,550
Yes.png
Ron Barber Democratic Party AZ House $14,250
Yes.png

Donations to ballot campaigns

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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.

National Education Association News Feed

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External links

References