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NEA Today for NEA-Retired Members - Summer 2016

The Road Continues Past Retirement

How NEA-Retired members helped to recreate a New Mexico school board and joined the fight against unfair evaluations.

The Next Chapter

From volunteerism to new fields of work, retired educators build rich, rewarding lives.

What Does the Aging Brain Need Most? Excercise!

From running, aerobics, and yoga, to bicycling, tai chi, and even gardening, when the body stays active, the brain has a better chance of remaining healthy.


President’s Message

When it comes to the 2016 presidential campaign, NEA-Retired President Tom Curran asks this: “Will we continue to work for progress or fall into a cycle of fear and division?”


Master gardener Diana Benzing says there are many ways aging gardeners can protect their bodies—namely, their backs—and continue to enjoy their favorite hobby.

From NEA Today

Wimpy Kid Heads Back to School

An NEA Today interview with Jeff Kinney, creator of the wildly popular children’s book series.

Maligned and Misunderstood

Anti-Islamic rhetoric has reached a fever pitch in the U.S. We talk to a teacher about what it’s like to be on the receiving end of anti-Muslin slurs and stereotyping.

Two Become One in the Name of Education

Celebrating 50 years of partnership with the American Teachers Association

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