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...

House fails to override veto after unprecedented threats to legislators Following an intense barrage of false claims about the fair arbitration bill by the Rauner...

By a vote of 38-15, a super-majority of state senators from every part of Illinois voted today to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of...

IEA members now have easy access to high quality, vetted professional development.NEA is partnering with BetterLesson to provide teachers with innovative lessons aligned to...

License Renewal With the change to the law this year, licenses are valid until August 31.  There is no penalty if you do not renew...

Thursday's 81-17 vote in the US Senate to approve the update to the "No Child Left Behind" law is being applauded by NEA President...

Governor Rauner's vision for Illinois includes the elimination of public employee unions, especially education employee unions. "The critical issue is to separate the union from the...

Today's veto announcement places the state budget debate in a new light. By vetoing the budget, the governor is making it clear that Illinois must...
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