Sequanna Taylor of Milwaukee elected to ESP seat on the NEA Board

WEAC member Sequanna Taylor, from Milwaukee, has been elected to an Education Support Professional At-Large seat on the National Education Association Board. Sequanna, who is president of the Milwaukee Educational Assistants’ Association and sits on the Executive Board of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association, was elected by an overwhelming vote of delegates to the NEA Convention in Boston. The Convention concluded over the weekend.

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NEA applauds lawsuit against Education Department, DeVos

“The National Education Association applauds the decision by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and 18 other states to stand up for students by filing a lawsuit that aims to keep the U.S. Department of Education accountable to the very students it is supposed to serve. These regulations are designed to protect students who have loans at for-profit colleges that have committed fraud and deceived students.”

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WEAC Legislative Update – July 4

It’s Independence Day, and a perfect day to support democracy by standing for local control and the foundation of our democracy – public schools! Contact your legislators to ask them to oppose bills that tie the hands of elected school boards to provide for their students today!

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NEA honors Senator Tammy Baldwin with a Human and Civil Rights Award

Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin was honored Saturday at the NEA Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly with a prestigious NEA Human and Civil Rights Award. Specifically, Baldwin won the Mary Hatwood Futrell Award, and was honored as “a champion for women and girls.” Baldwin was nominated for the award by the WEAC Human and Civil Rights Committee. “Wisconsin educators honor Senator Baldwin for uniting to create a better state, nation and world,” said WEAC President Ron Martin.

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