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The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), formerly known as "No Child Left Behind," needs to be replaced by an education bill that is...

Representatives of teachers, education support professionals, school administrators and other education advocates, today announced their support for the proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution...

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget proposal is the gift that keeps on giving.Or, perhaps more accurately, the gift that keeps on taking.Though few details...

18th Annual IEA-Retired Professional Conference April 11, 2015 Oak Brook Doubletree 1909 Spring Road, OakbrookThe IEA-Retired Council and the Conference Planning Committee invite you...

IEA members now have easy access to high quality, vetted professional development.NEA has partnered with BetterLesson to provide teachers with innovative lessons aligned to the Illinois...

Applications for the 2015 NEA ESP Leaders for Tomorrow program are now available. The NEA Leaders for Tomorrow program is an intensive, hands-on leadership...

Bruce Rauner is used to being in charge, so he might have been a little surprised by what happened to him, in public, last Thursday.At...

The IEA Budget Open Hearings will take place March 3th, 4th and 5th, with a webinar make-up day on March 9th. All IEA local...

It wasn't the sound of one hand clapping, but the general reaction to Gov. Rauner's Budget Address on Wednesday came pretty close.The spending vision the...

Statement from Cinda Klickna, President, Illinois Education Association, on Governor Rauner’s budget address  Springfield, IL – February 18, 2015 – The budget outlined by the governor today...

Though past governors typically provided a preview of their budget address to reporters, department heads and other interested/affected parties, Gov. Bruce Rauner is keeping...

 No one is forced to join a union.Only those who voluntarily sign a union membership form become union members and pay dues to the...

Illinois State of the State Address - February 4, 2015Statement from Cinda Klickna, President of the Illinois Education Association.Pres. Klickna says the need for...

When the New Year rolls around, some of us resolve to finally shed those extra pounds, to save more money or maybe travel somewhere...

The Illinois Education Association and the Illinois Federation of Teachers are partnering with the Illinois State Board of Education in 2015 to offer convenient, FREE...

Statement from IEA President Cinda Klickna:The Illinois Education Association today mourns the loss of a great public servant, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.Throughout...

IEA Student Program members are encouraged to apply for one of several scholarships being award to future teachers.  Applicants must be members of the...

Teacher and Head of School nominations due Jan. 5; Scholar nominations due Jan. 15Chicago, IL, December 3, 2014 - With a strong history of...

Paths do not pave themselves.It takes a team of construction workers envisioning the final destination, placing the bricks in the right places at the...

I remember the exact moment I realized technology was completely beyond anything I could have imagined.In August 2005, I was sitting in Friday rush...