Educators hope Capitol Hill lawmakers move quickly to help families in need
State New Hampshire
Extremist legislators, governors — funded by corporate backers such as the Koch brothers — expected to continue their onslaught against educators, public education.
Alexis Ploss, New Hampshire student leader: “I don’t worry for myself, I worry about the thousands of students around the state who will lose out on obtaining an education that will prepare them for the world.”
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“We are facing the dilemma of doing the work that we are passionate about or ‘selling out’ to get a higher salary job to help repay loans faster. We should not be sentencing our college graduates to this reality.” – Alexis Ploss, future educator and student activist
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