Educators tell why it matters that President Trump and Education Secretary DeVos want to roll back IDEA funding to pre-2001 levels.
Issue Education Funding
The Trump-DeVos budget makes cruel cuts that will hurt public school students. These graphics tell the story.
House lawmakers are advancing a bill that aims to expand career and technical education, which is targeted for a 15 percent cut in the Trump-DeVos budget.
The Trump budget cuts special education, which is already critically underfunded. But a bipartisan group of lawmakers is looking to more than double IDEA funding over the next decade.
By Amanda Litvinov Virginia is one of just two states with a gubernatorial election this year, and primary elections took place yesterday. Lt. Governor Ralph Northam emerged as the winner of the Democratic primary, defeating ex-Congressman Tom Perriello. Northam, a doctor and former state senator, has a long history of supporting public education and local … Continued
At national conference, DeVos touts her involvement with Michigan charters without mentioning the disastrous results.
It’s been more than two weeks since Betsy DeVos’ widely panned appearance before the U.S. House, and based on her testimony before a U.S. Senate committee this week, she hasn’t learned from her mistakes.
DeVos goes before a U.S. Senate committee to tout her destructive plan for students and public education.
There is broad bipartisan support in Congress to expand CTE programs. But the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts threaten any real progress.
Private school vouchers, a failed policy educators know doesn’t work, turn up as cornerstone of Trump-DeVos education budget