Union Case to Watch

Back to November 2015 Ed Reporter Union Case to Watch The Supreme Court will rule on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a case brought by ten California teachers who are forced to pay union dues, which they say results in … Continue reading






Unions Choose Hillary

Back to November 2015 Ed Reporter Unions Choose Hillary In a controversial move, the National Education Association executive board voted to support Hillary Clinton as their candidate, although internal polling shows many NEA members support Bernie Sanders. There was no … Continue reading






Public Sector Unions Are Losing Their Clout

Public Sector Unions Are Losing Their Clout by Phyllis Schlafly October 28, 2015 Although the Republican Congress has been unable to roll back big government in Washington, a more optimistic record is being built in states with Republican governments. One … Continue reading






Teachers Saving Children

Back to October 2015 Ed Reporter Teachers Saving Children At the 2015 National Education (NEA) union convention held in Orlando, Florida, sentries made certain that all who entered were delegates wearing badges or their credentialed guests. Once inside, there was … Continue reading






A Calendar of Indoctrination

Back to September 2015 Ed Reporter A Calendar of Indoctrination At the NEA convention, teachers were given colorful 2015-16 school calendars created by the union’s Read Across America Campaign. The calendar is titled “Read, Discover, Explore” and it claims to … Continue reading






Afraid to Call it a Union

Back to September 2015 Ed Reporter Afraid to Call it a Union At the Representational Assembly convention of the NEA, a New Business Item (NBI) proposed calling the “association” a union. NBI 46 sought to add the word “union” when … Continue reading






NEA Embraces Transgenderism

Back to August 2015 Ed Reporter NEA Embraces Transgenderism Having fairly well succeeded in their attempt to normalize lesbian and gay lifestyles, the National Education Association is now focused on doing the same for transgender individuals. Several New Business Items … Continue reading






NEA Seeks to Strip Christians’ Religious Freedoms

Back to August 2015 Ed Reporter NEA Seeks to Strip Christians’ Religious Freedoms The National Education Association union has long promoted special privileges for those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning. NEA members seem thrilled about the … Continue reading






The NEA is a Social Justice Organization

Back to September 2015 Ed Reporter The NEA is a Social Justice Organization The Orlando National Education Association (NEA) Representational Assembly further cemented the teachers union’s standing as a social justice organization. Educating students seems almost a sideline to the … Continue reading






August 2015 Phyllis Schlafly Report

August 2015 NEA’s Plan to Indoctrinate Schoolchildren If you want to stay on top of what’s going on in schools, watch the policies adopted by the National Education Association (NEA) which attracts nearly 10,000 delegates to its annual convention over … Continue reading






NEA’s Plan to Indoctrinate Schoolchildren

NEA’s Plan to Indoctrinate Schoolchildren by Phyllis Schlafly August 5, 2015 If you want to stay on top of what’s going on in schools, watch the policies adopted by the National Education Association (NEA) which attracts nearly 10,000 delegates to … Continue reading






Teachers Unions Lost Big on Nov. 4

Back to December 2014 Ed Reporter Teachers Unions Lost Big on Nov. 4 Although the two largest teachers unions spent heavily on the recent elections, the results they achieved were dismal. As usual, the unions supported Democrats and progressives in … Continue reading






Unions: Let’s Dump Duncan

Back to August 2014 Ed Reporter Unions: Let’s Dump Duncan There is trouble in the paradise that is the relationship between teachers unions and the Democratic party. The union’s relationship with the Obama administration is in disarray. Obama’s televised speech … Continue reading






NEA Dues Increase to Rescue Common Core

Back to May 2014 Ed Reporter NEA Dues Increase to Rescue Common Core The three-dollar per year dues increase approved by delegates at the Atlanta National Education Association (NEA) convention in July of 2013 went directly to a “special fund” … Continue reading






NEA Says Common Core Was Botched

Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter NEA Says Common Core Was ‘Botched’ Dennis Van Roekel has finally been forced to call into question the Obama administration’s “gift” to American education, Common Core. Van Roekel, the President of the nation’s largest … Continue reading






Recent Radical Union Activities

Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Recent Radical Union Activities The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) honored Rev. Jeremiah Wright as a guest speaker at its celebration of the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. in January. Rev. Wright is … Continue reading






NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards 

Back to September 2013 Ed Reporter NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards A dozen individuals were honored at the National Education Association Human and Civil Rights Awards Dinner that was held in Atlanta on July 2. Former President Jimmy Carter … Continue reading






NEA: Dues Up, Membership Down

Back to August 2013 Ed Reporter NEA: Dues Up, Membership Down Delegates at the Atlanta National Education Association (NEA) convention voted to increase teachers’ dues by three dollars. The dues increase will go directly to a “special fund” called “Great … Continue reading






NEA Pushes LGBTQQ Agenda on Schools

Back to August 2013 Ed Reporter NEA Pushes LGBTQQ Agenda on Schools NEA Executive Director John Stocks urged delegates at the 2013 Convention to be “social justice patriots” who stand “with the LGBTQQ community against bigotry and for marriage equality.” … Continue reading






August 2013 Education Reporter

NEA Pushes LGBTQQ Agenda on Schools NEA: Dues Up, Membership Down Education Briefs National Education Association: Just Say No to Common Core Tests Book of the Month: Exam Schools: Inside America’s Most Selective Public High Schools Some NEA Resolutions Passed … Continue reading






NEA Membership Continues to Plummet

Back to August 2012 Ed Reporter NEA Membership Continues to Plummet Although 9,000 attended this year’s NEA convention, the union is still losing members at an unprecedented rate. This has forced the NEA to tighten its budget and decrease its … Continue reading






NEA Obama Rally Takes a Swipe at Romney

Back to August 2012 Ed Reporter NEA Obama Rally Takes a Swipe at Romney The National Education Association’s Representative Assembly took place July 1-5 in Washington, D.C. this year. The union’s 9,000 delegates spent the week discussing new resolutions, like … Continue reading






NEA vs. Paycheck Protection

Back to August 2012 Ed Reporter NEA vs. Paycheck Protection Every year, hundreds of thousands of teachers give their hard-earned money to political candidates and causes they may not even be able to identify. Teachers who object to this practice … Continue reading






The NEA Shows Its Politics

August 2012 The NEA Shows Its Politics Political conversation on the media is full of chatter about how to cut spending and debt, but it reminds us of the comment attributed to Mark Twain: Everybody talks about the weather but … Continue reading






The NEA Shows Its Politics

The NEA Shows Its Politics by Phyllis Schlafly August 1, 2012 Political conversation on the media is full of chatter about how to cut spending and debt, but it reminds us of the comment attributed to Mark Twain: Everybody talks … Continue reading