A nation’s spending reflects its priorities. So why does only 1% of our federal spending go toward public schools?
Issue Education Funding
Students deserve a strong advocate in charge of the U.S. Department of Education. Instead, they’re getting anti-public school crusader Betsy DeVos.
If federal lawmakers care about the needs of rural families, they should act now to ensure funding for rural schools.
Educator activism combined with voter devotion to local schools was a winning recipe in some communities.
Want to know where Betsy DeVos stands on public education and civil rights? Follow her money.
Voters said YES to better school funding in Maine, California, and Washoe County, Nevada.
Also, he fell short of a state senate seat, but the experience has stoked one educator’s passion to fight for children.
Ballot measure defeats show voters, communities care about and support public education
Districts across the nation face grievous budget cuts, because Congress allowed the Secure Rural Schools Act to expire.
A coalition that includes educators is working to pass a half-cent sales tax increase in Washoe County, Nev., to fix their schools’ biggest problems: deteriorating facilities and severe overcrowding.