NEA president urges teachers to stand up for their profession

National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel told members of the Wyoming Education Association on Saturday that the focus on standardized test scores has, among other things, resulted in unfounded criticism of teachers The result, he said, has been a "de-professionalizing" of teaching. To help combat this trend, he urged teachers to stand up for themselves and their students by having a greater voice in their profession.

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