|NUMBER 175||THE NEWSPAPER OF EDUCATION RIGHTS||AUGUST 2000|
NEA Delegates Endorse Al Gore|
NEA convention delegates followed the unanimous recommendation of their leadership and endorsed Al Gore for president with over 89% of the vote. As Education Intelligence Agency (EIA) Director Mike Antonucci points out however, while Bill Clinton received 91% of the NEA delegate vote in 1996, the union's own surveys showed that Bob Dole received 31% of the teacher vote in the general election, which is proportionate to the estimated number of Republican members.
Following are a few of the policies a Gore Administration would promote, according to the New York Times (3-31-00):