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AAE Signs on in Opposition to National Curriculum
posted by: Colin | May 09, 2011, 06:45 PM
The following statement can be attributed to the Association of American Educators Executive Director Gary Beckner.The Association of American Educators has joined a coalition of other influential groups and individuals from across the political and education spectrum in opposition to a nationalized curriculum. In conjunction with opposing a national curriculum, AAE also opposes the ongoing effort by the U.S. Department of Education to have two federally-funded testing consortia develop national curriculum guidelines, national curriculum models, national instructional materials, and national assessments using Common Core's national standards as a basis for these efforts.   Continue Reading...
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AAE Executive Director Gary Beckner op-ed as featured on the The Tennessean website:   Continue Reading...
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PACCE and AAE Celebrate Teachers & Charters This Week
posted by: Colin | May 02, 2011, 02:45 PM
This week, May 2-8, 2011, is both National Teacher Appreciation Week and National Charter Schools Week.  PACCE and AAE are pleased to recognize Clark County educators and charter schools this week and every week.  Read Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's statement on the occasion here.   Continue Reading...
$500 AAE Teacher Scholarship & Classroom Grants: Fall Deadline is October 1st

Teachers, you have so many good ideas for your classroom. Well, here is something that will make those ideas a reality—winning a $500 teacher scholarship or classroom grant. It is worth taking time to apply.

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AAE and the Issue of Forced Unionism
posted by: Colin | March 25, 2011, 07:30 PM
In light of the labor battles brewing across the country, members and others interested in our organization have inquired about AAE's position on compulsory unionism, forced dues, strikes, and sick-outs.   Continue Reading...
Member Mention: New Jersey Teacher to Earn Special Education Certification with AAEF Scholarship

Ms. Danielle Blakely, a teacher at the Ethical Community Charter School in Jersey City, was awarded a scholarship by the Association of American Educators Foundation to continue her education and pursue a special education certification. The funding will offset the costs of books and classes for the Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program at Caldwell College. AAE Director of Professional Development Jill Newell was on hand to deliver her certificate personally.

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Here’s some good news for educators this spring: You could receive up to $500 from AAE for professional development or for classroom supplies. You don't have to be an AAE member to apply and the application is online. What do you have to lose?

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Welcome to National School Choice Week
posted by: Colin | January 24, 2011, 07:30 PM
The first ever National School Choice Week started yesterday! This week, January 23-29, groups of students, parents, and teachers are joining hands in supporting choice in education. Grassroots organizations from all over the country are celebrating this monumental occasion with events in almost every state.   Continue Reading...
Nevada Teacher Among AAE Scholarship and Grant Winners
posted by: Colin | December 03, 2010, 02:12 PM
Winners for the fall AAEF Teacher Scholarship and Classroom Grants competition have been announced and one of the recipients is from Nevada.   Continue Reading...
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Gary Beckner op-ed on 2010 Member Survey
posted by: Colin | November 19, 2010, 06:10 PM
AAE Executive Director Gary Beckner op-ed on the 2010 member survey as featured on Townhall Magazine's website:   Continue Reading...