Educators are leading the push to reject the supremely unqualified Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for Education Secretary. Lawmakers are listening.
Issue Moving in Congress
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.
Educators in schools near protected federal lands scramble to make up for funding lost as federal lawmakers have failed to act.
UPDATE: The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587) passed the House on Tuesday, September 13.
A small team of educators in upstate New York brings lunch and books–and more than a little TLC–to low-income students who might otherwise go without.
Take Action › Sign our petition telling lawmakers to end corporate welfare and fund schools. Click here › By Amanda Litvinov U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump aren’t aligned on all the issues. But their tax proposals have a lot in common. Both plans: Slash income tax rates for corporations … Continued
With the majority of students living in poverty, the need to expand the reach of federal Summer Nutrition programs is greater than ever.
“You walk the streets at night and something might happen, but you’ll probably be ok. If you drink the water, you know that’ll mess you up forever.”