Teaching Profession News in Brief

NEA Says Top Priority Is Beating Wisconsin Governor

By The Associated Press — September 30, 2014 1 min read
  • Save to favorites
  • Print

Lily Eskelsen García, the head of the largest national teachers’ union, says beating Gov. Scott Walker is the organization’s top priority in the upcoming Wisconsin election.

The National Education Association is the second national union to say it’s targeting Mr. Walker. The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees also said it had a “score to settle” with the governor.

Gov. Walker has been a target of public-sector unions since a law he advanced essentially ended collective bargaining for most state public employees. He dismissed the unions’ arguments as false rhetoric.

Related Tags:

A version of this article appeared in the October 01, 2014 edition of Education Week as NEA Says Top Priority Is Beating Wisconsin Governor

Events

Special Education Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table - Special Education: Proven Interventions for Academic Success
Special education should be a launchpad, not a label. Join the conversation on how schools can better support ALL students.
Special Education K-12 Essentials Forum Innovative Approaches to Special Education
Join this free virtual event to explore innovations in the evolving landscape of special education.
This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
Curriculum Webinar
STEM Fusion: Empowering K-12 Education through Interdisciplinary Integration
Join our webinar to learn how integrating STEM with other subjects can revolutionize K-12 education & prepare students for the future.
Content provided by Project Lead The Way

EdWeek Top School Jobs

Teacher Jobs
Search over ten thousand teaching jobs nationwide — elementary, middle, high school and more.
View Jobs
Principal Jobs
Find hundreds of jobs for principals, assistant principals, and other school leadership roles.
View Jobs
Administrator Jobs
Over a thousand district-level jobs: superintendents, directors, more.
View Jobs
Support Staff Jobs
Search thousands of jobs, from paraprofessionals to counselors and more.
View Jobs

Read Next

Teaching Profession Teachers’ Unions Are Gaining Ground in a State That Once Forbade Them
With unions now representing educators in its largest district, Virginia is seeing a labor resurgence.
7 min read
Image of a folder and a signed agreement.
iStock/Getty
Teaching Profession Q&A 'Fundamentally Changing the Conditions' for Teaching
A specialized STEM program builds in more planning time for teachers.
5 min read
Tess Carlson, Biology & Community Health Teacher for SFUSD Mission Bay Hub, demonstrates how to meter a pipet for Ruier Fang and Aldriana Ramos, both 12th graders at Thurgood Marshall, on April 29, 2024, in San Francisco.
Tess Carlson, the founding science teacher for Mission Bay Hub, demonstrates how to meter a pipet for students on April 29, 2024, in San Francisco.
Peter Prato for Education Week
Teaching Profession Problem-Free PD, According to Teachers
Teachers on social media express their PD gripes, successes, and suggestions.
2 min read
Photography of a diverse group of professionals at a conference clapping their hands and smiling.
E+