Frustrated by years of underfunding and a crisis-level teacher shortage, educators and parents are putting pressure on lawmakers to provide appropriate support for public schools.
Issue Education Funding
At the beginning of a new year, people lay out a game plan for the future and our elected leaders do too.
ALEC supports one of the most detrimental aspects of the bill—which threatens state and local funding for public education.
The tax bill passed by Senate Republicans in the wee hours of the morning embodies the the misguided priorities of GOP leaders in Washington.
If you’re a young American who dreams of becoming a teacher, or pharmacist, or maybe even the scientist who charts our course to Mars, the GOP tax plan may put an axe to your aspirations.
Brett Parker says his governor’s failed economic “experiment”—which bears striking resemblance to the GOP tax plan in Congress—came at great cost to students and educators in Kansas.
“It is irresponsible to put funding for 250,000 education jobs at risk.”
Possible draconian cuts to public education could lead to ballooning class sizes.
Even as HBCUs educate more than 70 percent of Black doctors and 50 percent of Black engineers, advocates still find themselves defending their missions.
Teacher-in-training Catie Kruger says Virginia educators can help other voters better understand what’s at stake for public education in Tuesday’s election.