With more than $9 billion in education cuts in the Trump-DeVos budget, here are 5 programs that will be seeing a massive impact.
Issue Moving in Congress
The Trump administration is proposing concrete steps to divert $1.4 billion in taxpayer money to private and charter schools.
Under a GOP proposal to slash Medicaid, millions of children will lose medical coverage. That will mean more barriers to learning for already vulnerable students, say educators.
It’s a pretty surefire bet that Trump won’t be uttering ANY of these statements tomorrow evening before Congress.
Emboldened educators and parents waged historic opposition effort, pledge to hold DeVos accountable.
The opposition to DeVos has only grown stronger and more persistent as more people learn she is totally unqualified.
Educators are leading the push to reject the supremely unqualified Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for Education Secretary. Lawmakers are listening.
Gauging by the unprecedented public opposition to her nomination — more than 1 million emails and 50,000 phone calls to Senators and protests across the nation — the fight is far from over.
If federal lawmakers care about the needs of rural families, they should act now to ensure funding for rural schools.
Districts across the nation face grievous budget cuts, because Congress allowed the Secure Rural Schools Act to expire.