-NEA Resolutions Abound

Mike Antonucci, although no longer invited to attend the annual NEA convention, has the scoop on proposed resolutions.  NEA officials are looking for a few good educators willing to be arrested and refuse bail.

Delegates to the National Education Association Representative Assembly have already submitted 93 new business items (50 from California) for debate and vote. By my reckoning, only about one-third of them have anything to do with education. Here a few noteworthy ones:

NBI 22: NEA will not accept advertisements from businesses, such as Banana Republic, that use profits to privatize public education.