November 12 , 2003
>GAO Finds No Gains in Privately Run Public Schools
>Globe Trekkers: Educators Reinvent Retirement
>Find Out What It Truly Takes to 'Leave No Child Behind'
>NEA Celebrates Half A Century of School Desegregation
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GAO Finds No Gains in Privately Run Public Schools
The General Accounting Office (GAO) in a recent report says
most privately run public schools did not perform better than publicly run schools and in some cases fared worse. Private,
for-profit companies manage less than one percent of U.S. public schools (about 400).
Globe Trekkers: Educators Reinvent Retirement
NEA-Retired members are serving children and their fellow educators
in far-flung spots around the world: India, Thailand, Tanzania, and St. Lucia. See a snapshot of what they're doing and find
out how you can join them.
Find Out What It Truly Takes to 'Leave No Child Behind'
America's greatest legacy to future generations is the right
to a free, quality public education. That's why we've prepared "Keeping the Promise..." as a roadmap for policymakers to ensure
that every child has access to a great public school.
NEA Celebrates Half A Century of School Desegregation
May 17, 2004 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Court's decision
to integrate public schools. Learn about the benefits of racially diverse classrooms and find out what educators and policymakers
across the country are doing to raise awareness of "Brown v. Board."
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