Tag: NEA

Radicals within the Nation

They dubbed it the “One Nation Rally.” It was supposed to be the progressive equivalent of the Restoring Honor Rally held on August 28th. It wasn’t exactly an equivalent.  On the One Nation website, as they urged people to register for the rally, here’s the picture they showed: Pretty impressive crowd from some earlier rally. Was this supposed to be the famous 1963 event where Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream Speech”? I’m not sure, but whatever,… Read more »

Baneful Effects of NEA-Led Education

Since it’s Labor Day, what better day to talk about one of the largest and most influential unions in the country—the National Education Association [NEA]. This also allows me to continue my intermittent history of American education. The NEA was founded in Philadelphia in 1857. The ostensible rationale for its creation was to provide a voice for all teachers in the nation to promote the interests of the profession. A statement from that initial meeting said it hoped to one… Read more »