“The possibility of a college degree is becoming further and further out of reach every day,” said Maggie Thompson, executive director of Generation Progress.
Issue Moving in Congress
Educators ask: If the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act has made school lunch healthier, why roll back nutrition standards?
WI Senator fights an uphill battle in Washington, D.C. against those standing in the way of affordable higher education.
Speak up for students! Tell lawmakers to invest in public education when they craft the FY2016 spending bill.
Education support professionals and teachers know that lawmakers can help the 16 million kids who face hunger and food insecurity when they reauthorize the child nutrition law.
Several bipartisan efforts in Congress aim to improve IDEA funding. Boosting education spending in the federal budget would be a great place for lawmakers to start.
House of Representatives expected to take up ESEA today. Make your voice heard NOW!
A $634 million funding gap for federal Pell Grants in 2017 embedded in the U.S. House’s proposed education budget is simply “not okay,” says NEA Student Chair Chelsey Herrig.
A new tax on employer-provided health care will randomly and unfairly hurt educators and working families.
A new bill would ensure school food service staff can access required training sessions without undue hardship.