NEWS VIDEO: “Come together to find a solution” to budget crisis, educators tell Congress
Colorado high school counselor Amie Baca Ohlert, left, traveled to Washington this week to speak with lawmakers about the federal budget crisis and its effect on students.
Amie Baca Ohlert, a high school counselor from Colorado, traveled to Washington this week, along with hundreds of other educators, with a message to Congress. Their nonpartisan message: Come up with a balanced budget solution that avoids automatic, across-the-board cuts that would harm students, the poor, and vulnerable and middle class families.
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Said Baca Ohlert to her members of Congress, “Come together to find a solution so that we don’t have cuts that will harm our students.”
The automatic cuts take effect March 1 unless Congress acts.
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