UPDATE: The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587) passed the House on Tuesday, September 13.
Issue Moving in Congress
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.”
A proposal in the U.S. House would roll back the community eligibility provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, increasing food insecurity for some low-income students.
Educators use social and electronic media to urge lawmakers to fill vacancy on U.S. Supreme Court.
Lawmakers are discussing changes to Social Security offsets that have unfairly impacted public servants and their families for decades.
Through its fifth alternative budget, the Congressional Progressive Caucus says it’s time to start investing in families again, beginning with education.
A new report shows states like Pennsylvania are taking bold steps to ensure that every student starts the school day with breakfast.