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IEA Director of Government Relations, Jim Reed, with an update on events at the Illinois Statehouse.

Award recipients were honored at the annual Representative Assembly of the IEA. Some 1,200 delegates, guests and state dignitaries attended the event in Rosemont,...

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Watch the video IEA Director of Government Relations Jim Reed provides an update on activity at the Illinois Statehouse during a week that included Governor...

A bill on Governor Rauner’s desk could go a long way toward helping the thousands of Illinois students who rely on MAP grants to...
IEA President, Cinda Klickna

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 17, 2016 – The governor’s budget, despite the funding proposal for preK-12 education, is a great disappointment to the 130,000 educators...

The Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) supports Illinois Education Association (IEA) staff, members, and local associations by providing professional development opportunities to improve teaching,...

Members of congress from Illinois, both Republicans and Democrats, received high marks in the latest National Education Association congressional “report card” that tracks key...

On the eve of Governor Rauner’s second State of the State address, workers spoke out Tuesday in Springfield, imploring Gov. Bruce Rauner to quit...
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Harvard Park Elementary teacher Andrea Shaffer was recently awarded a $1,000 IEA SCORE grant. The grant money will be used to help the Springfield...

We Are One Illinois, the coalition of unions representing public service workers and retirees, issued this statement in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner's Jan....

Education Support Professionals: Uniting, Inspiring and Leading for the Whole StudentThe 2016 NEA Education Support Professionals (ESP) Conference will be held March 11-13, at...

WASHINGTON—At a White House ceremony President Barack Obama today signed into law S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan and bicameral bill...

IEA is pleased to announce the formation of the IEA Foundation, a new, charitable arm of the Illinois Education Association.Tax deductible contributions to the...

Nine current and former Republican members of the Illinois General Assembly have signed on to an amicus curiae (Friend of the Court) brief filed...

The long wait is nearly over. We expect the House of Representatives to vote on the new version of the Elementary and Secondary Education...

Click here to speak your mind on assessments! Illinois teachers know PARCC isn't workingThat is why the 2015 IEA RA passed a New Business item (NBI)...

Background: The state budget crisis has caused the reduction and/or elimination of a number of state services and programs including the cutting of money...

It was recently reported that the budget impasse/revenue shortfall will cause the comptroller to temporarily delay the state’s statutorily required pension payments to all...

The NEA Board of Directors today voted to recommend the candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton for President of the United States in the Democratic Primary...