The U.S. House of Representatives recently unveiled its tax reform proposal–a $5 trillion plan filled with hefty handouts for the wealthy at the expense of middle-class and working families, and the Senate version is even worse.
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Possible draconian cuts to public education could lead to ballooning class sizes.
Educators share how the students they work with will be affected as funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program dries up.
By Amanda Litvinov Take Action › Urge Congress to renew CHIP funding. Click here› It’s technically not part of Audrey Nichols’s job as bookkeeper at Landmark Elementary School in Little Rock, Ark., to help families enroll in programs like Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but she routinely does so by referring families … Continued
Amid the political theater surrounding health care repeal efforts, Congress has neglected to renew funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Educators are leading a push to restore critical federal funding for rural schools and communities.
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Although the spending bill passed by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee cuts far less from education than the Trump-DeVos budget proposal, it would still devastate several education programs.
Educators helped to derail the bill because of the harm it would have done to students, but Trump and McConnell are determined to dismantle Obamacare.
Educators tell why it matters that President Trump and Education Secretary DeVos want to roll back IDEA funding to pre-2001 levels.