The NEA will take the lead in urging a school calendar revision for the 2020 presidential election and will encourage the closure of schools on election day so that members, locals, and districts can participate in a day of action where school will not be in session.

Rationale/Background

Closing schools on election day pushes the Red4Ed movement forward. Elections have consequences and we must be involved at the highest level. This would give our members time to work a campaign and vote, modeling for our students the importance

Contact

Lawrence E. Lane - OK

Cost Implications

This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $2,000.