Friday, February 27, 2009

NEA President Van Roekel - Union Advocacy, Activism Makes for Solid Education Policies

"Change is here, transformation is possible," says National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel. A month into the Obama administration, advocates of public education are finding a new willingness by policymakers in Washington to engage and fresh impetus for the sort of political activism that keeps issues critical to educators on the national agenda.