February 28, 2015, 11:38 am

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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...

Putting the "YOU" in UnionThe 2015 Statewide IEA Human and Civil Rights Committee Minority Leadership Training is designed for members who are looking to...

Of all the priorities being discussed over how to build a stronger and more sustainable economy, narrowing the student achievement gap doesn't get the...

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...
Pride of Public Education

La Grange Park and Brookfield police and firefighters were called on to save the day Feb. 9, and they responded without hesitation, as usual.But...

The cut to Wisconsin higher education funding that Gov. Scott Walker has recommended is so massive that the University of Wisconsin-Madison could do away...

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...

Kentucky middle-school teacher Kandie McDaniel will never forget the very first Read Across America Day in 1997. “It was the day my daughter was...

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...

With parts of the country getting slammed with historic snowfalls, a lot of schools have had to shut down. While it's unlikely students are...

NEA President: A revamped ESEA should promote opportunity, equity, and excellence for all students Today, the National Education Association, tapping the power of its nearly...

I finally finished. Happy Valentines Day, TeacherLeaders. Why I ‪#‎LoveTeaching‬I love teaching because students hate me. Did that get your attention? That’s right! Pay attention,...

Governor Rauner late Friday decided not to let the state Constitution stand in the way of his desire to attack unions that represent state...