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AAE Staff Attend CIEA Meeting in Georgia
posted by: Colin | February 22, 2010, 01:21 pm   

Some AAE staff traveled to sunny Atlanta, Georgia (a welcome change from snow-covered Alexandria, Virginia) to attend the 2010 Coalition of Independent Educator Associations at the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) headquarters.

Independent educator associations are dedicated to putting students first, to treating educators as the professionals, and to providing teachers a choice in professional associations.

AAE, PAGE, and other associations discussed membership recruitment, legislative and legal affairs, professional learning, and charitable efforts. Continue Reading...

Student Sent Home for Wearing Colts Jersey
posted by: Colin | February 08, 2010, 01:23 pm   

HT Joanne Jacobs

A New Orleans high school student and Louisiana Army National Guard recruit was sent home for wearing an Indianapolis Colts jersey to school on "Black-and-Gold Day." The ACLU of Louisiana has cried foul. According to The Advocate, the student was not sent home for his own safety (a plausible excuse) but simply because he disobeyed the special "black and gold" dispensation of the school uniform. Continue Reading...

Early College Schools for Less Fortunate Children
posted by: Colin | February 04, 2010, 10:56 am   

An interesting New York Times article on early college high schools includes a dynamite quote from a 12th grader, Precious Holt, the daughter of a US Army Mechanic that captures the conflict and value of hard work:

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Welcome to the New AAE Website
posted by: Colin | February 01, 2010, 10:52 am   

If this is your first visit to aaeteachers.org, be sure to bookmark us now (or press ctrl+D).

The new AAE website includes some useful and fun new features, as well as all of the great material you are used to finding on the old AAE website.

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EIA: NEA losing members
posted by: Colin | January 26, 2010, 01:22 pm   

According to the Education Intelligence Agency, the National Education Association has lost nearly 37,000 members from the previous year's total, the first time in 27 years that the nation's largest teachers union has experienced a net loss. EIA elaborates that only 15,000 of the lost members were "active certified" members.

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