The Secure Rural Schools Act, offering millions to struggling rural communities, is close to winning an extension from Congress
The Social Security Fairness Act of 2015 would repeal harmful laws that cut retirement benefits for some educators.
KY state auditor: State’s long-term health depends on educators getting what they were promised.
It’s about advocating for what we need and getting candidates elected and ballot initiatives passed. If we’re not active on these issues, we’re letting our students down.” — Jo McKim
Brianne Kiessling, Head Start teacher: “The ones that are going to be hurt the most are the low-income 3 to 5 year olds who have no choice in what happens in their young life.”
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How students in a poor rural county are paying the price of Washington’s failure to stop across-the-board funding cuts.
New legislation would leave more money in the pockets of public service retirees
How will you be remembered Senator McConnell? For serving honorably? Or for inflicting pain on millions, just to protect tax loopholes for corporations and the richest few?
Romney-Ryan budget raises questions about whether middle class and public education will bear greater burden while high-income earners see tax cuts.