Biden's First 100 Days

In his first 100 days, President Biden made the single largest investment in students and public education ever.

But that’s not all.

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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY)
Why We're Cheering

She delivered a powerful speech about “freedom and our constitutional duty to protect it” before Republicans stripped her of her leadership position,  number three Republican in the House of Representatives, for refusing to spread Donald Trump’s lies. “I will not sit back and watch in silence while others lead our party down a path that abandons the rule of law and joins the former president’s crusade to undermine our democracy,” she said. 

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Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)
Why We're Cheering

He is introducing the CARE for Kids Act, which would expand free school meal eligibility for the many children living with grandparents or other caregivers due to crises like the opioid epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic.

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Education Secretary Miguel Cardona
Why We're Cheering

He finalized a new regulation that allows colleges to distribute tens of billions in federal pandemic relief grants to all students, regardless of their immigration status or whether they qualify for federal student aid.

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Republican Sens. Roy Blunt (MO), Richard Burr (NC), Susan Collins (ME), Chuck  Grassley (IA), Lisa Murkowski (AK), and Rob Portman (OH)
Why We're Cheering

They joined their Democratic colleagues in a 54-44 vote to confirm NEA member Cindy Marten as Deputy Secretary of Education.

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