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5 Things Educators Are Doing Right Now to Support Their LGBTQ Students

Educators are on the leading edge of campaigns, initiatives and legislative efforts to create safe and affirming schools and support LGBTQ student rights. Below are summaries of some of the myriad ways educators are standing with LGBTQ students and working to ensure they feel supported and welcome in schools. 1. Fostering Safe and Affirming Schools

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Education Insider for June 23, 2019

House votes to increase education funding by billions of dollars By a 226-203 vote that fell largely along party lines, the House passed a FY2020 funding bill that includes several billion dollars in increases for early childhood, K-12, and higher education initiatives. Both Title I and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) get $1

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U.S. House passes historic investment in public schools, rejecting Trump-DeVos cuts

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to begin to reverse the damage done by years of disinvestment in education. The Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill (H.R. 2740) includes several billion dollars in crucial increases for early childhood, K-12, and higher education programs. Educators cheered the House decision to raise education spending, which is currently $7 billion