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.
Issue Moving in Congress
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.
Educators from WI and CA travel to Washington, D.C. to give lawmakers their views on ending the nation’s teacher shortage.
Take a selfie-photo and tell Congress why it’s time to rewrite No Child Left Behind.
Lawmakers are still working to reauthorize ESEA, You can help remind them what the overuse of standardized tests means for students.
The bipartisan two-year budget deal provides an additional $80 billion in discretionary funding, to be split evenly between defense and non-defense programs, like education, health, and job training.
Let your members of Congress know that a year-long continuing resolution would be devastating for students.