EdAction in Congress

EdAction in Congress January 26, 2020

DeVos allies urge Supreme Court to green-light voucher schemes

Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, argued before the Supreme Court on Jan. 22, could open the door to voucher schemes advocated by Betsy DeVos long before she became U.S. Education Secretary. A decision that favors DeVos could strike down state constitutional barriers to school vouchers. Thus far, lack of support in Congress (even when the GOP held majorities in both houses) and public opposition have stymied her efforts to expand vouchers. Read more

Email your members of Congress and tell them to reject Betsy DeVos’ latest voucher scheme

We need YOUR HELP to build support for school modernization

Help us convince Congress to include public schools in the push to modernize America’s infrastructure. Half our schools are more than 50 years old, so it’s not surprising their overall condition gets a D+ on the American Society of Civil Engineers’  2017 infrastructure report card. To build support for school modernization, we need personal stories—your stories. Tell us about your leaky roofs, crowded classrooms, broken heating and air conditioning, lack of internet connections, contaminated drinking water, insects and vermin—whatever needs fixing in your school.

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