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Proposal to Require NEA President to Write Letter to UNC Defending Nikole Hannah-Jones

The 2021 National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly begins on June 30.  Union leaders have posted new business items, proposed constitutional amendments, policy statements, and other items under consideration by NEA members next week.

Among those items is a proposal to require NEA President Becky Pringle to write a letter to UNC-Chapel Hill “in support of the author of ‘The 1619 Project’, Nikole Hannah-Jones earning tenure and expressing disappointment and displeasure that the University bent to the pressures of white supremacy in denying her tenure.”

Terry Stoops / Director of the Center for Effective Education | John Locke Foundation

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...