Activists helped restore federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. But the need to advocate for student health is far from over.
Educators share how the students they work with will be affected as funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program dries up.
By Amanda Litvinov Take Action › Urge Congress to renew CHIP funding. Click here› It’s technically not part of Audrey Nichols’s job as bookkeeper at Landmark Elementary School in Little Rock, Ark., to help families enroll in programs like Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but she routinely does so by referring families … Continued
Despite what you hear Betsy DeVos say…vouchers are bad for students, public schools, and entire communities.
Trump-DeVos budget promises millions for voucher schemes that provide a false choice for students, families.
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.
Dustin Parsons, 5th grade teacher at Pine Haven Elementary in Arkansas and NEA member, spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, July 26. As the First Lady of Arkanasas, Hillary Clinton chaired the state’s education standards commission. She put the schools she visited to what she called “The Chelsea Test.” If it wasn’t good … Continued
While the candidates’ ideas on what they would do in office are a useful measure, their backgrounds also offer telling insights.
Educators work polls to bring out support for pro-public education candidates
We’re asking educators to sound off about what education topics they want covered during tonight’s debate.