Bills in Congress

Learn NEA’s position on pending legislation related to public education, and take action to protect our schools.

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  • S 178

    This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China’s treatment of the Uyghurs,

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 7293

    A bill to provide resources and technical assistance to states, Tribes, and schools on student suicide prevention, awareness, and training efforts and requires SAMHSA Project AWARE grantees to implement school policies for student suicide prevention and awareness.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2468

    A bill to increase the preference given in awarding allergy and asthma-related grants to states that require certain public schools to have allergy- and asthma management programs.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • H Re 908

    This resolution the condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2574

    A bill that would allow private individuals to file lawsuits under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act that seek to address discriminatory education policies

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2639

    A bill that would provide federal grants to support voluntary local efforts to increase rracial and socioeconomic diversity.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 8015

    A bill which would provide $25 billion in immediate relief for the United States Postal Service (USPS).

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 561

    A bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 51

    A bill to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2

    A bill  to help to our nation’s public schools as they seek to reopen this fall, create jobs in communities hard hit by the economic downturn, and help address structural inequities in the condition of our nation’s K-12 public education infrastructure

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3912

    A bill which takes several steps to address police brutality and end the systemic racism in how black and brown communities are policed.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 7120

    A bill which takes several steps to address police brutality and end the systemic racism in how black and brown communities are policed.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5592

    A bill to give salaried employees in traditional office environments reasonable break times and private places to pump breast milk.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3170

    A bill to give salaried employees in traditional office environments reasonable break times and private places to pump breast milk.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • SJ Res 6

    A bill to extend the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment to guarantee women equality under the Constitution and ban sex-based discrimination in the workplace.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1306

    A bill to reduce barriers to union organizing in the private sector.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4586

    A bill to create a voucher program for tribal students that robs the public schools attended by the vast majority of students of funding and resources.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 2538

    A bill to create a private school voucher program funded by tax credits in the District of Columbia.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 3362

    A bill to help communities purchase wireless devices to ensure all students have access to the internet.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4221

    A bill to direct the National Institutes of Health to conduct a scientific study of how reducing teacher stress could increase teacher retention and well-being.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3808

    A bill to provide funding for schools to hire and retain faculty to research computer science education, train doctoral students, and prepare students to become computer science teachers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3040

    A bill to provide funding for schools to hire and retain faculty to research computer science education, train doctoral students, and prepare students to become computer science teachers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4288

    A bill to help combat our nationwide teacher shortage by increasing recruitment of diverse teachers and improving teacher training and retention programs.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3139

    A bill to invest in teacher preparation programs; provide financial assistance to encourage diversity in the teaching profession.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1886

    A bill to invest in teacher preparation programs; provide financial assistance to encourage diversity in the teaching profession.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5397

    A bill to create set-aside funding for Teacher Quality Partnership grants for rural and low-income schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4776

    A bill to provide grants for training elementary and secondary school teachers, principals, and other school personnel to recognize and address implicit bias.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2887

    A bill to train teachers in culturally responsive pedagogy; provide incentives for joining the teaching profession.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2367

    A bill to support the preparation and retention of outstanding educators for under-resourced and underserved communities.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3178

    A bill to lift the cap on deducting state and local taxes imposed by the 2017 GOP tax bill.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 878

    A bill to increase the educator tax deduction from $250 to $500, and index it to inflation starting in 2020.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4525

    A bill to provide matching grants to encourage states to hire school-based mental health and student service providers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2916

    A bill to increase funding for maternity group homes, street outreach programs, transitional living programs, and other initiatives.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3513

    A bill to aupport educational entities in fully implementing Title IX and reducing and preventing sex discrimination in all areas of education.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5325

    Disrupt the school-to-confinement pipeline by investing in safe and nurturing school environments for all students, especially girls of color.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4381

    A bill to provide dedicated funding to states to lower staffing ratios for school counselors, psychologists, and social workers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2499

    A bill to provide dedicated funding to states to lower staffing ratios for school counselors, psychologists, and social workers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4220

    A bill to allow local educational agencies to use federal funds to address chronic absenteeism.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3778

    A bill to authorize the use of federal Garrett Lee Smith grants for training school employees, as well as secondary-school students, in youth suicide awareness and prevention.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5286

    A bill to give states grants to study, address, and reduce bullying in elementary and secondary schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5414

    A bill to require local educational agencies to implement policies on bullying related to allergies.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5764

    A bill to establish dual language education programs in low-income communities.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3089

    A bill to create a grant program that will allow middle schools to identify and implement best practices to improve student outcomes and increase high school graduation rates.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1704

    A bill to create a grant program that will allow middle schools to identify and implement best practices to improve student outcomes and increase high school graduation rates.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1418

    A bill to establish the Stronger Together program to increase socioeconomic integration within schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2085

    A bill to create a grant program at the U.S. Department of Education to provide the resources and training necessary to teach our nation’s children the important lessons of the Holocaust and the horrific consequences of hate and intolerance.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5483

    A bill to expand the legal definition of “English learner” to include individuals whose native language is sign language.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4108

    A bill to award grants to support early college high schools and dual or concurrent enrollment programs.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2395

    A bill to award grants to support early college high schools and dual or concurrent enrollment programs.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 912

    A bill to reauthorize grant programs through FY2024 and increase annual authorized appropriations from $5 million to $13 million.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 256

    A bill to reauthorize grant programs through FY2024 and increase annual authorized appropriations from $5 million to $13 million.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4943

    A bill to include children who move from Puerto Rico to the United States in state allotments for English Language Acquisition grants.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2761

    A bill to include children who move from Puerto Rico to the United States in state allotments for English Language Acquisition grants.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4688

    A bill to provide federal grants to help schools develop digital citizenship and media literacy in grades K-12.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2240

    A bill to provide federal grants to help schools develop digital citizenship and media literacy in grades K-12.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3119

    A bill to award grants to states to establish Seal of Biliteracy programs to recognize high-level student proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in English and a second language.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3328

    A bill to ward grants to states to establish Seal of Biliteracy programs to recognize high-level student proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in English and a second language.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4822

    A bill to deliver high-quality instruction and related services that meet the unique needs students who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf and blind.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2681

    A bill to deliver high-quality instruction and related services that meet the unique needs students who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf and blind.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1299

    A bill to provide grants to local educational agencies to encourage girls and under-represented minorities to enter STEM fields.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2218

    A bill to review existing laws on passing stopped school buses, analyze their effectiveness, and compile best practices and recommendations.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1254

    A bill to review existing laws on passing stopped school buses, analyze their effectiveness, and compile best practices and recommendations.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3033

    A bill require the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to examine cybersecurity risks, develop recommendations, and provide resources for schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1442

    A bill to allow Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants awarded to local communities to be used for purposes vaguely defined as school safety technology and infrastructure.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 4951

    A bill to allow Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants awarded to local communities to be used for purposes vaguely defined as school safety technology and infrastructure.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 2653

    A bill to require policies to prevent bullying, harassment, and other conduct that limits students’ participation in school programs or creates a hostile environment.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2548

    A bill to require policies to prevent bullying, harassment, and other conduct that limits students’ participation in school programs or creates a hostile environment.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5229

    A bill to create a federal commission on school safety and repository for resources and best practices within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 2779

    A bill to create a federal commission on school safety and repository for resources and best practices within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 4465

    A bill to allow local educational agencies to use student support and academic enrichment grants for school security measures.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 5647

    A bill to provide grants to heighten college students’ knowledge of safety practices that could mean the difference between life and death.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3209

    A bill to provide grants to heighten college students’ knowledge of safety practices that could mean the difference between life and death.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3322

    A bill to provide grants to improve energy efficiency and use renewable sources of energy in public schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1890

    A bill to provide grants to improve energy efficiency and use renewable sources of energy in public schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2741

    A bill to provide $23 billion to retrofit and weatherize buildings to increase energy efficiency, including schools and homes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3647

    A bill to provide a one-time infusion of funds to address the backlog in the Impact Aid construction program, including Department of Defense and Native American schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4142

    A bill to invest $30 billion over ten years in school construction and rehabilitation.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2887

    A bill to provide grants to eligible partnerships for “grow your own” programs that recruit and support diverse teacher candidates from rural communities.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3934

    A bill to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) that deprives educators and other public servants of Social Security benefits they have earned; the bill does not address the Government Pension Offset (GPO).

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 3401

    A bill to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) that deprives educators and other public servants of Social Security benefits they have earned; the bill does not address the Government Pension Offset (GPO).

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 3918

    A bill to end family separations at the border, bolster health and safety protections, and ensure government funds are not used to harm or traumatize asylum seekers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2113

    A bill to end family separations at the border, bolster health and safety protections, and ensure government funds are not used to harm or traumatize asylum seekers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1011

    A bill to codify and expand restrictions on where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement can take action or conduct raids.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2097

    A bill to codify and expand restrictions on where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement can take action or conduct raids.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1123

    A bill to repeal all versions of the administration’s Muslim, refugee, and asylum bans, and specifically prohibit discrimination based on religion in the Immigration and Nationality Act.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2135

    A bill to establish minimum standards of health care for children, women, and families taken into custody by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2691

    A bill to create an ombudsman for border and immigration-related concerns within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4647

    A bill to allow educators to qualify for teacher loan forgiveness and public service loan forgiveness simultaneously.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1696

    A bill that would end student loan origination fees.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2235

    A bill to cancel up to $50,000 of outstanding student loan debt for qualified individuals.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3887

    A bill to cancel up to $50,000 of outstanding student loan debt for qualified individuals.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4670

    A bill to replace current repayment plans with one fixed repayment plan and one income-based repayment plan.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3833

    A bill to allow borrowers to enroll automatically in affordable income-driven loan repayment plans; end burdensome paperwork for those who are totally and permanently disabled.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3662

    A bill to allow for student loan relief in cases of misconduct by institutions.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4342

    A bill require the U.S. Department of Education to recommend a single certification form for teacher loan forgiveness.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6087

    A bill to implement partial loan forgiveness schedule for public service.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3761

    A bill to ensure students who default on their loans retain access their transcripts.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1845

    A bill to allow federal student loans to be refinanced at the same low interest rates banks get from the Federal Reserve.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4502

    A bill to eliminate time-related eligibility requirements for subsidized student loans.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2523

    A bill to make adjunct faculty eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6033

    A bill to extend lifetime Pell grant eligibility to 16 semesters and allow students to use their remaining eligibility for a first graduate degree.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4639

    A bill to adjust Pell grants for inflation by fiscal year.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4298

    A bill to give students who are victims of predatory for-profit colleges a second chance at higher education with a full slate of Pell benefits.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3334

    A bill to allow students to use remaining Pell grant eligibility for a first graduate degree.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3803

    A bill to allow students to use remaining Pell grant eligibility for a first graduate degree.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5350

    A bill to increase maximum TEACH grant from $4,000 to $8,000 per year.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4578

    A bill to increase TEACH grants to $8,000, make early childhood educators eligible for them, and establish an appeals process for grant-to-loan conversions.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2557

    A bill to Non-comprehensive reauthorization of Higher Education Act.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 4089

    A bill to allow students convicted of possessing marijuana to remain eligible for financial aid for six months if they complete an approved drug rehabilitation program or pass two unannounced drug tests.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • H Res 988

    A bill Condemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3512

    A bill to make significant reforms to hold non-profit colleges accountable to students and taxpayers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3891

    A bill to expand opportunities for students to obtain college credit through dual enrollment courses

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4245

    A bill to streamline the FAFSA process by creating three pathways that vary with the complexity of the applicant’s finances.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4584

    A bill to repeal provision that strips federal grants, loans, and work study aid from individuals with drug-related offenses.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4297

    A bill to treat attending an institution of higher education like work when determining eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1855

    A bill to encourage institutions of higher education to enroll more low-income students, and devote resources to boosting completion rates at schools with disproportionately high numbers of low-income students.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3933

    A bill to end tuition and fees at community colleges and cover a significant portion of tuition and fees for low-income students’ first two years at Minority Serving Institutions.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2250

    A bill to end tuition and fees at community colleges and cover a significant portion of tuition and fees for low-income students’ first two years at Minority Serving Institutions.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4146

    A bill to develop criteria for using federal funds to support trauma-informed practices in schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5204

    A bill to require study and guidance of mental health conditions and substance abuse at institutions of higher education.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2599

    A bill to encourage schools to expand evidence-based suicide prevention training to students in grades 6 through 12.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2492

    A bill to encourage schools to expand evidence-based suicide prevention training to students in grades 6 through 12.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3180

    A bill increase support for children with adverse or traumatic experiences such as witnessing violence, parental addiction, or abuse.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1770

    A bill increase support for children with adverse or traumatic experiences such as witnessing violence, parental addiction, or abuse.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5469

    A bill to research and address health issues for minority youth, particularly the rising suicide rate among black boys.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4025

    A bill to help recruit and retain school-based mental providers of health services providers; vague wording gives Education Secretary absolute power that could lead to problems.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 1642

    A bill to recruit and retain more school-based providers of mental health services in low-income areas.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2958

    A bill to recruit and retain more school-based providers of mental health services in low-income areas.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1244

    A bill to provide exercise or fitness equipment and instruction accessible to individuals with disabilities.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4651

    A bill to provide exercise or fitness equipment and instruction accessible to individuals with disabilities.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3

    A bill to end the ban on Medicare negotiating directly with drug companies, which would in turn help lower drug prices for all Americans.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 447

    A bill to ban civilian use of high-capacity magazines and mark magazines with a serial number, similar to firearms themselves.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3606

    A bill to ban bump stocks and acceleration devices like those used in the Las Vegas massacre where 58 people died.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 506

    A bill to support state, tribal, and local efforts to keep firearms away from individuals who are a danger to themselves or others.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3285

    A bill to create a federal grant program to incentivize state and local governments to require people to get a license or permit before buying a handgun.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1844

    A bill to create a federal grant program to incentivize state and local governments to require people to get a license or permit before buying a handgun.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3214

    A bill to ensure the gun industry is not shielded from liability if it is negligent or disregards public safety.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1779

    A bill to ensure the gun industry is not shielded from liability if it is negligent or disregards public safety.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4626

    A bill to provide grants to increase teachers’ capacity to work with families to develop and support their children’s social and emotional skills and mindsets.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3083

    A bill to help end homelessness and assist low-income families in finding housing.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2784

    A bill to create a pilot program in which schools are open the entire workday during the school year; increase funding for enrichment programs during the summer.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S Re 521

    A bill to support for designating February 24-28, 2020, Public Schools Week.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • H Res 959

    A bill in support for designating May 4-8, 2020, Teacher Appreciation Week.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S Res 568

    A bill in support for designating May 4-8, 2020, Teacher Appreciation Week.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • H Res 363

    A bill in support for designating May 6-10, 2019, Teacher Appreciation Week.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S Res 197

    A bill to support for designating May 6-10, 2019, Teacher Appreciation Week.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HJ Res 84

    A bill in support for designating February 3-7, 2020, National School Counseling Week.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S Res 477

    A bill in support for designating February 3-7, 2020, National School Counseling Week.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S Res 38

    A bill in support for designating February 4-8, 2019, National School Counseling Week.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3149

    A bill to allow states to consolidate Every Student Succeeds Act funds and decline to participate in federal education programs.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 1752

    A bill to allow states to consolidate Every Student Succeeds Act funds and decline to participate in federal education programs.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 4213

    Authorize competitive state grants to establish or expand full-day pre-K programs.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3315

    A bill to create a nationwide network of federally funded, locally-run child care centers; ensure that no family spends more than 7 percent of its annual income on child care.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1878

    A bill to create a nationwide network of federally funded, locally-run child care centers; ensure that no family spends more than 7 percent of its annual income on child care.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3489

    A bill to provide resources to help schools plan for closures, ensure early childhood programs stay in operation, emergency financial aid for college students in need of food and housing, and more.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3690

    A bill to provide up to $4 billion for an emergency fund, administered through the E-Rate program, for schools and libraries to support distance and remote learning for students without home internet access for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2265

    A bill to close a loophole created by the 2017 GOP tax bill that denies some federal workers full reimbursement for moving expenses

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6559

    A bill to require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an emergency temporary standard, based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to protect all workers from exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3415

    A bill to respond to the coronavirus and future public health emergencies by providing 14 emergency paid sick leave days to every worker.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6807

    A bill to expand voting by mail, early voting, and improve the safety, accessibility, and efficiency of in-person voting during elections for federal office.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3725

    A bill to expand voting by mail, early voting, and improve the safety, accessibility, and efficiency of in-person voting during elections for federal office.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1384

    A bill to fight voter suppression by prohibiting deceptive practices and false statements in federal elections.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3281

    A bill to fight voter suppression by prohibiting deceptive practices and false statements in federal elections.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1907

    a bill to improve the process of certifying eligibility for free and reduced-price meals, and provide retroactive funding for children deemed eligible during the school year.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5463

    A bill to identify best practices for scheduling lunch and recess to ensure students have enough time to eat and reduce food waste.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2026

    A  bill to expand and strengthen the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s farm-to-school grant program.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3562

    A  bill to expand and strengthen the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s farm-to-school grant program.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5308

    A bill to broaden access to school meals and make them free.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2068

    A bill to prohibit the Census Bureau from giving the states information about citizenship status for use in legislative redistricting.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4412

    A bill to prohibit the Census Bureau from giving the states information about citizenship status for use in legislative redistricting.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3893

    A bill to expose students to career options earlier in their academic careers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4677

    A bill to create a dual-credit award within the U.S. Department of Education’s blue ribbon program, which recognizes private and charter schools as well as public schools and does not require educators to have appropriate credentials.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 2844

    A bill to provide funding, on a competitive basis, for summer and year-round employment opportunities for youth ages 14 through 24.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1551

    A bill to provide funding, on a competitive basis, for summer and year-round employment opportunities for youth ages 14 through 24.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5092

    A bill to strengthen career counseling in middle and high schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6800

    A bill to deal with the tremendous fallout from the pandemic, including providing $915 billion to state, local, and tribal governments to help avoid massive budget shortfalls and layoffs of educators and other public service employees.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6563

    A bill to provide for E-Rate support for Wi-Fi hotspots, modems, routers, and connected devices during emergency periods relating to COVID-19, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6363

    A bill that would cancel at least $30,000 in outstanding student loan debt, boosting consumer spending and reducing the financial strain on educators and other borrowers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5848

    This bill would, among other things, greatly reduce barriers associated with enrolling in public assistance by removing asset limits for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3276

    This bill would, among other things, greatly reduce barriers associated with enrolling in public assistance by removing asset limits for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3529

    A bill to require States to establish contingency plans for the conduct of elections for Federal office in response to national disasters and emergencies, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6275

    A bill that would provide resources to help schools plan for closures, ensure early childhood programs stay in operation, emergency financial aid for college students in need of food and housing, and more.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6181

    A bill that would temporarily increase and expand Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to combat economic impacts of the coronavirus.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6203

    A bill that would protect students’ access to school meal benefits during school closures.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3510

    A bill that would transfer all border wall funding to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6074

    A bill that would provide $8.3 billion to address the public health emergency posed by COVID-19. Signed into law by President Trump on March 6, 2020.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6150

    A bill that would respond to the coronavirus and future public health emergencies by providing 14 emergency paid sick leave days to every worker.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6201

    A bill which would take several steps to assist working families who are affected by COVID-19.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3174

    A bill to help stem the rising use of tobacco products by American youth.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6150

    A bill that would allow employees to access up to 14 consecutive paid sick days in the event of a school or business closure

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S Con Res 31

    A bill to help promote the importance and significance of the 2020 Census and encouraging individuals, families, and households across the United States to participate in the 2020 Census to ensure a complete and accurate count.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2339

    A bill to help stem the rising use of tobacco products by American youth.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5309

    A bill to prohibit discrimination based on an individual’s texture or style of hair.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 3167

    A bill to prohibit discrimination based on an individual’s texture or style of hair.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 35

    A bill which will designate lynching as a hate crime under federal law.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • SJ Res 56

    A bill to overturn the 2019 Borrower Defense to Repayment rule

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HJ Res 79

    A bill to extend the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 51

    A bill which would make Washington, D.C. our nation’s 51st state

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2474

    A bill which would take several steps to reduce barriers to private-sector union organizing

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • H Res 826

    VOTE YES on H. Res. 826 to preserve kids’ health care

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2818

    A bill to help ensure low-income children across the country have access to the nutrition they need during the summer months when they lose access to healthy school meals.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1908

    A bill to help ensure low-income children across the country have access to the nutrition they need during the summer months when they lose access to healthy school meals.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3378

    A bill to help ensure low-income children across the country have access to the nutrition they need during the summer months when they lose access to healthy school meals.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1941

    A bill to help ensure low-income children across the country have access to the nutrition they need during the summer months when they lose access to healthy school meals.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2501

    A bill that would strengthen the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and help millions of children in child care access healthy, nutritious food.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1119

    The bill would prohibit schools from taking action that stigmatizes or shames students who cannot pay their school meals fees and require that all communication related to unpaid school meals fees be directed to the child’s parent or guardian

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3366

    The bill includes provisions for prohibiting schools from taking any action that stigmatizes or shames students who cannot pay their meal fees, and requiring school districts to certify students who are categorically eligible (such as students who are homeless or in foster care) for free school meals.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2609

    A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to make breakfasts and lunches free for all children, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4684

    A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to make breakfasts and lunches free for all children, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2760

    A bill that would help support children who are being raised by grandparents or relatives other than their parents by ensuring automatic access to free school meals.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3621

    A bill which would help those who have taken out private education loans to rehabilitate their credit records when their ratings have been impaired by delinquent or defaulted loans.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 2331

    A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to clarify the availability and appropriateness of training for local food service personnel, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5191

    A bill to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2694

    A bill to eliminate discrimination and promote women’s health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HJ Res 76

    Bill to overturn the 2019 Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1865

    A bill that includes a number of our priorities including increases for Title I, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and full-service community schools.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5377

    This bill increases the tax deduction for state and local taxes in 2019 to $20,000 for persons filing a joint tax return. It eliminates the current $10,000 cap on the deduction in 2020 and 2021.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5363

    A bill to permanently reauthorize critically needed funding for historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4674

    A bill to amend and strengthen the Higher Education Act of 1965

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4540

    A bill that attempts to fix problems caused by Social Security’s Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP).

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • SJ Res 54

    A joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President of February 15, 2019

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2203

    A bill to establish various bodies and policies related to border security. It also limits when the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may separate a child from a parent or legal guardian.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2214

    A bill to transfer and limit Executive Branch authority to suspend or restrict the entry of a class of aliens

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4301

    A bill to require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 51

    A bill to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3076

    A bill to authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1236

    A bill to support State, Tribal, and local efforts to remove access to firearms from individuals who are a danger to themselves or others pursuant to court orders for this purpose

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1186

    This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD)

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1494

    A bill that would undermine vital protections for immigrant children and their families and allow prolonged detention of children, exacerbating the humanitarian crisis on our nation’s Southern border

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 1970

    A bill To secure the rights of public employees to organize, act concertedly, and bargain collectively, which safeguard the public interest and promote the free and unobstructed flow of commerce, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3463

    A bill To secure the rights of public employees to organize, act concertedly, and bargain collectively, which safeguard the public interest and promote the free and unobstructed flow of commerce, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3877

    This bill increases discretionary spending limits, suspends the debt limit, and modifies budget enforcement procedures

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3239

    This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection (CBP) custody

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2733

    A bill to help curb the tragic epidemic of violence against Native American women and girls

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 227

    A bill to help curb the tragic epidemic of violence against Native American women and girls

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 582

    A bill to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2024, and then index it to inflation

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 150

    A bill to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2024, and then index it to inflation

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1784

    A bill to set a national standard for paid sick days to help meet the needs of working families

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 840

    A bill to set a national standard for paid sick days to help meet the needs of working families

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1185

    A bill to create a national family and medical leave insurance fund to pay workers a portion of their wages when they are unable to work for health reasons or need to care for a sick family member

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 463

    A bill to create a national family and medical leave insurance fund to pay workers a portion of their wages when they are unable to work for health reasons or need to care for a sick family member

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1605

    A bill to create a federally funded voucher program for students with parents on active military duty

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 695

    A bill to create a federally funded voucher program for students with parents on active military duty

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 69

    A bill to amend ESEA to allow federal funds to follow low-income children to their public, private, or charter school

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 778

    A bill to expand school choice in the District of Columbia

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 771

    A bill to distribute federal funds for elementary and secondary education as vouchers for eligible students and repeal a rule on school nutrition standards

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 145

    A bill to expand eligibility for the District of Columbia voucher program to students with disabilities and establish a pilot voucher program for military dependents

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 235

    A bill to create a new allowable grant under the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program to support the development of programs that  allow teachers to assume structured leadership roles within their buildings while remaining in the classroom

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 579

    A bill to create a $2 billion grant program to reduce K-3 class sizes to a maximum of 18 students in high-poverty districts

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 969

    A bill to improve support for professional preparation of teachers, principals, librarians, and other school leaders with a focus on clinical practice

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 804

    A bill to amend ESEA to establish a mentoring program to help at-risk students make the transition from middle to high school

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1896

    A bill to amend ESEA to expand the military identifier program to include children whose parents are in the reserves or National Guard

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 784

    A bill to amend ESEA to expand the military identifier program to include children whose parents are in the reserves or National Guard

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 608

    A bill to direct the U.S. Attorney General and Secretary of Education to develop and implement best practices for occupation-specific education for school resource officers

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 981

    A bill to amend ESEA to provide more counselors and resources for struggling secondary schools

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1486

    A bill to amend ESEA to protect students from sexual abuse.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 727

    A bill to require states to end corporal punishment in schools

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1662

    A bill to give secondary schools targeted grants for assistive technology devices and services for students with autism or apraxia

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 1643

    A bill to make the Secure Rural Schools program permanent by creating an endowment fund to provide stable, increasing, and reliable funding

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 155

    A bill to improve the financial literacy of secondary school students

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1693

    A bill to to help narrow the “homework gap,” require the Federal Communications Commission to make E-rate support contingent on providing wi-fi access on school buses

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 738

    A bill to to help narrow the “homework gap,” require the Federal Communications Commission to make E-rate support contingent on providing wi-fi access on school buses

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2639

    A bill to amend ESEA to establish the Stronger Together Program to increase socioeconomic integration within schools

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 682

    A bill to restore net neutrality by reinstating Federal Communication Commission (FCC) regulations requiring internet service providers (ISPs)

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 943

    A bill to create a new grant program at the U.S. Department of Education to provide the resources and training necessary to teach our nation’s children the important lessons of the Holocaust and the horrific consequences of hate and intolerance

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1485

    A bill to Increase pre-K through grade 12 access to computer science education

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 849

    A bill to amend ESEA to increase civics education programs

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 313

    A bill to Amend ESEA American history and civics programs to require inclusion of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2383

    A bill to prohibit using anti-terrorism funds to arm educators

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2075

    A bill to extend the School-Based Health Centers program authorization through 2024

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1013

    A bill to extend the School-Based Health Centers program authorization through 2024

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 861

    A bill torequire hospitals to tell patients how much they will be billed for services furnished by out-of-network doctors and other providers

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2569

    A bill to provide $100 billion over 10 years to address the epidemic of opioid and substance abuse

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1365

    A bill to provide $100 billion over 10 years to address the epidemic of opioid and substance abuse

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3452

    A bill to allow children to stay with other family members if their parents are detained or deported

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3451

    A bill to protect children affected by immigration enforcement actions

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 532

    A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to use alternatives to detention for certain vulnerable immigrant populations, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1894

    A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to use alternatives to detention for certain vulnerable immigrant populations, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1122

    A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend projects relating to children and to provide access to school-based comprehensive mental health programs

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 748

    A bill to repeal the 40 percent excise tax on employer-sponsored “high cost” health coverage scheduled to take effect in 2022

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 684

    A bill to repeal the 40 percent excise tax on employer-sponsored “high cost” health coverage scheduled to take effect in 2022

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 3048

    A bill to extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 430

    A bill to extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1665

    A bill to direct the National Science Foundation to support STEM education research focused on early childhood and encourage girls to engage in STEM activities, including computer science

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 737

    A bill to direct the National Science Foundation to support STEM education research focused on early childhood and encourage girls to engage in STEM activities, including computer science

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1591

    A bill to amend ESEA to provide grants to local educational agencies to encourage girls and under-represented minorities to enter STEM fields

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1401

    A bill to establish eligibility requirements for education support professionals under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 852

    A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to address lead contamination in school drinking water

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1457

    A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to state educational agencies to modernize, renovate, or repair public school facilities

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 860

    A bill to strengthen Social Security and put it on a firm financial footing

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 269

    A bill to strengthen Social Security and put it on a firm financial footing

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HJ Res 46

    A resolution to end President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 541

    A bill to prevent taking children away from their parents at the U.S. border

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 292

    A bill to prevent taking children away from their parents at the U.S. border

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 879

    A bill  to legalize status and a path to citizenship for people in the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) programs

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2278

    A bill to establish a skills-based immigration point system, limit family-sponsored immigration, end the diversity visa lottery, and limit the number of refugees admitted to the United State

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 1103

    A bill to establish a skills-based immigration point system, limit family-sponsored immigration, end the diversity visa lottery, and limit the number of refugees admitted to the United State

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 2522

    A bill to end Flores protections for children who arrive in the United States with an undocumented parent by allowing indefinite detention of asylum-seeking families

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 1303

    A bill to end Flores protections for children who arrive in the United States with an undocumented parent by allowing indefinite detention of asylum-seeking families

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • A bill to help get legal status and a path to citizenship for Dreamers brought to this country as minors

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6

    A bill to create legal status and a path to citizenship for Dreamers brought to this country as minors and people allowed to remain here for humanitarian reasons under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) programs

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 549

    A bill to designate Venezuela under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit nationals of Venezuela to be eligible for temporary protected status under such section, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2821

    A bill to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain nationals of certain countries designated for temporary protected status or deferred enforced departure, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2820

    A bill to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who are long-term United States residents and entered the United States as children, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1203

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act to improve the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2441

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act to improve the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2321

    A bill to create a universal financial aid award letter to help students and their families compare offers from different schools

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2186

    A bill to allow students to refinance their federal student loans

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 867

    A bill to make significant reforms to hold for-profit colleges accountable to students and taxpayers

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 609

    A bill to prevent states from suspending, revoking, or denying professional and teaching licenses to borrowers who fall behind on federal student loan payments

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 752

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act to address teacher and principal shortages, especially in rural areas and high-needs districts

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1198

    A bill to create competitive grant program to expand opportunities for students to study abroad

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 718

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act to expand opportunities for students to obtain college credit through dual enrollment courses

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1298

    A bill to prohibit federally funded colleges and universities from denying students admission or in-state tuition based on their immigration status

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1724

    A bill to remove barriers to make college more affordable and accessible for homeless and foster youth students

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 789

    A bill to remove barriers to make college more affordable and accessible for homeless and foster youth students

     

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1387

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act to improve administration of the TEACH grant program and resolve problems associated with inadvertently converting grants into loans that must be paid back with interest

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1766

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act to require the National Center for Education Statistics to generate data on student outcomes like graduate earnings and loan repayment

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 800

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act to require the National Center for Education Statistics to generate data on student outcomes like graduate earnings and loan repayment

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 460

    A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers to make tax-free contributions towards their employees’ student loans

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1043

    A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers to make tax-free contributions towards their employees’ student loans

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1036

    A bill to create a competitive grant program to support the creation and expanded use of open college textbooks

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2315

    A bill to require full funding of ESEA Title I, Part A and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1172

    A bill to require full funding of ESEA Title I, Part A and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1676

    A bill to expand access to music and arts education by expanding allowable uses of Title I funding

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 885

    A bill to expand access to music and arts education by expanding allowable uses of Title I funding

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1691

    A bill to provide assistance to the immediate family of school staff killed in an act of violence while performing school duties

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HJ Res 42

    Expressing support for designating February 4-8, 2019, National School Counseling Week

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S Res 126

    A resolution expressing congressional support for designating March 25-29, 2019, Public Schools Week

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1364

    A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant and Head Start Acts to promote early learning

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 568

    A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant and Head Start Acts to promote early learning

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1971

    A house bill to take steps toward providing universal access to full-day kindergarten

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 841

    A bill to close a loophole created by the 2017 GOP tax bill that denies some federal workers full reimbursement for moving expenses

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1229

    A bill to waive the Teacher Loan Forgiveness program’s five consecutive years of service requirement for military spouses who relocate during the school year due to military orders.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 532

    A bill to waive the Teacher Loan Forgiveness program’s five consecutive years of service requirement for military spouses who relocate during the school year due to military orders

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1395

    A bill to amend ESEA to improve mental health services for students

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1861

    A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to conduct a study to determine the relationship between school start times and adolescent health, well-being, and performance

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1886

    Amend the Child Nutrition Act to provide grants for nutrition coordinators to oversee nutrition policies in local educational agencies

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1109

    A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend projects relating to children and to provide access to school-based comprehensive mental health programs

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 653

    A bill to provide grants to eligible entities to establish, expand, or support dual or concurrent enrollment programs offering career and technical education, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2651

    A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to clarify the availability and appropriateness of training for local food service personnel, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1129

    A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1384

    A bill to establish an improved Medicare for All national health insurance program

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 521

    To amend Title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provision

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2021

    A bill to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and to establish a congressional budget for fiscal year 2020

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1644

    A bill to restore net neutrality by reinstating Federal Communication Commission (FCC) regulations requiring internet service providers (ISPs)

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S Res 110

    Resolution keeping guns out of classrooms

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • H Res 231

    Resolution keeping guns out of classrooms

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1878

    To amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1585

    A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 866

    A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 634

    A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish tax credits to encourage individual and corporate taxpayers to contribute to scholarships for elementary and secondary students through eligible scholarship-granting organizations, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • HR 1434

    A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish tax credits to encourage individual and corporate taxpayers to contribute to scholarships for elementary and secondary students through eligible scholarship-granting organizations, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote No.
  • S 561

    A bill to update the Voting Rights Act, first passed in 1965.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 4

    A bill to update the Voting Rights Act, first passed in 1965.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5

    A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1

    A bill to expand Americans’ access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, and strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 788

    A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 270

    A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 323

    A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to establish the Recognition Inspiring School Employees (RISE) Program recognizing excellence exhibited by classified school employees providing services to students in prekindergarten through high school.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 42

    A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 266

    A bill to provide for the long-term improvement of public school facilities, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 7

    A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 8

    A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 141

    A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 276

    A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to establish the Recognizing Inspiring School Employees (RISE) Award Program recognizing excellence exhibited by classified school employees providing services to students in prekindergarten through high school.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 790

    This bill increases by 2.6% the rates of basic pay for federal civilian employees for 2019.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 865

    A bill to provide for the long-term improvement of public school facilities, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1112

    A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.

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