Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY): “One in four children starts their life in poverty. This bill will help ensure their lives do not end in poverty.”
Ronald Meltzer, New York educator: “[Some Congressmen] talk about making cuts to help today’s children tomorrow. How about helping them now?”
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For educators, the congressional debate about immigration reform boils down to one overriding concern: providing a future to hardworking students for whom America is the only home they have ever known.
Federal restrictions leave many rural districts with limited funding sources. Sequester cuts promise more tough breaks for students at those schools.
In our public schools, students in lower-income communities are already given fewer opportunities than students from affluent communities. If there are drastic education budget cuts, the opportunity gap will only get bigger.
Election 2012 has passed, but restrictive voting laws can still impede the work of public education activists.
Unless Republicans in Congress act, the average middle-class family will see a $2,200 tax increase in 2013
Educators and friends of public education send clear message to Congress: Stand up for children and working families
Educators share their stories on what ‘fiscal cliff’ budget cuts would mean for their students and their schools.