The President’s 2016 budget restores essential federal education programs and expands preschool grants, education technology, and supports for working families.
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“The President is right to continue pushing to make the dream of a college education more attainable,” says NEA President.
Pres. Barack Obama: “We are here today because we believe that in America, no hardworking young person should be priced out of a higher education.”
Sean McComb, the 2014 National Teacher of the Year, was applauded by President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday in a ceremony to thank all educators “for their hard work and dedication each and every day in the classroom.”
The President’s 2015 budget makes education funding top priority in rebuilding middle class.
Among the six immigration principles proposed by Republican leaders is one that addresses the plight of the nation’s 2 million DREAMers.
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: “For me as an educator, the path to economic security for all begins in the classroom.”
John Coats, Pennsylvania educator: “The cost of college has become impossible for working class people to families to afford…This issue is greater than just my issue, it affects all of America.”
Education advocates share what they hope to hear in Pres. Obama’s State of the Union address.
“Let’s do it now, let’s not delay, let’s get this done in a bipartisan fashion,” said President Obama.