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Judge declares pension cutting law “unconstitutional and void in its entirety”

A Sangamon County Judge today ruled that the pension law passed and signed into law last December ... Read more

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Election 2014: Neither date was attractive, but IEA learned to boogie

A few years ago, on my Facebook page, a coworker posted one of those infamous snarky memes which ... Read more

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We at the Illinois Education Association wish you and your family and friends a safe and happy ... Read more

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In the News ~ Nov. 24

Judge: Illinois pension overhaul unconstitutional - "I was honestly elated to know that my ... Read more


Nominate teachers, retirees for awards

IEA members can be nominated  for one of three awards. The Bob Haisman Awards  recognizes a "new teacher" and  a student member who has shown outstanding accomplishments and contributions  to their ... Read more


Educating Selves in a Standardized World

How Culture, Social Status and Gender Shape Us All An Educational Unconference with Special Guest Dr. Hazel Markus, Director of the Mind, Culture and Society Lab at Stanford University. Complimentary ... Read more


The NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence

Here’s your chance to nominate an excellent educator for The NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence. We’re looking for candidates who are creative, student-focused, diversity sensitive and ... Read more


Message from the president: Why teachers are involved in politics

Teachers go into education to make a difference in the lives of students - not only help them learn subject matter, but also to guide them on their path to becoming productive, well-informed citizens ... Read more


Retirees: Open enrollment for TRAIL insurance program

The Open Enrollment period for the state-sponsored Medicare Advantage health insurance program Total Retiree Advantage Illinois (TRAIL) is underway and will end on November 15, 2014. Current TRAIL ... Read more

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