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(Jefferson City) – As schools are dismissed for the summer, Missouri educators are already hard at work preparing for the next year. Some of those plans for preparation include attending the 151st annual National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly.

Chris Guinther is the Missouri NEA President. She spoke with Ozark Radio News and talked about the assembly:

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She says that a number of pressing issues will be discussed at the meeting, one of them being school funding:

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Another major hurdle in Missouri schools, Guinther says, is poverty:

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The NEA Representative Assembly will be held July 1-5 in Atlanta, GA.

 

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