By Amanda Litvinov
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April 15th typically does not become a meaningful date until one is grown and working and paying taxes. And yet, Tax Day carries profound significance for every child in America’s public schools.
It has somehow become acceptable for politicians to say there’s just not enough money to properly fund education and make deep education cuts while handing out massive tax breaks to rich corporations and individuals who don’t need them.
Tax Day is the perfect day to acknowledge that kids are paying the price for those tax handouts. It’s happening at the federal level:
And it’s happening at the state level:
Please take a moment to sign our petition asking lawmakers to demand that everyone pay their fair share.