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    CONGRESS: Extend tax credit to offset $1.6 billion educators spent on classroom essentials

    Educators pay for paper, pencils, books, and countless other supplies students need. But if Congress doesn’t act, the educator tax deduction will disappear.

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    How Missouri educators won big against anti-public school billionaire

    “A politician should never control what happens in a local school district. Local school districts should decide what’s best for them.”

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    State news roundup for November 22, 2014

    This week we talk about the proposed insurance cuts in WV, UT’s Bargaining Summit, the new M-STEP assessments in MI and a call for higher wages for CT child care providers.

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    Educators look to Congress to finish job started by President Obama’s immigration action

    “It can’t be just up to President Obama. Congress needs to get their act together and work for a solution that fixes our broken immigration system once and for all.”

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    Educators welcome Obama’s administrative action to keep children, families together

    “While we welcome this action, we still have a long way to go. As a country, we have an obligation to do what is morally right and just,” said Lily Eskelsen García, Utah teacher and NEA president.

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  1. CONGRESS: Extend tax credit to offset $1.6 billion educators spent on classroom essentials
  2. How Missouri educators won big against anti-public school billionaire
  3. State news roundup for November 22, 2014
  4. Educators look to Congress to finish job started by President Obama’s immigration action
  5. Educators welcome Obama’s administrative action to keep children, families together

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