How to support public education in

New York

Know the Issues

These are the challenges and opportunities facing public education in New York.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Retirement Security

Retirement Security

Educators deserve access to the benefits they spent their lives paying for. Protecting pensions and Social Security ensures retired educators live with dignity.

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College Affordability

College Affordability

Every student should be able to pursue an education without amassing major debt. We support college affordability legislation, federal loan forgiveness programs for public service and increased Pell Grant funding.

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Education Funding and Budget

Education Funding and Budget

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Gun Violence Prevention

Gun Violence Prevention

Students and educators deserve to learn and teach in a safe environment. That’s why we demand gun violence reform.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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Recommended Candidates

These recommended candidates support public education in your state.
Nancy Goroff (D)
U.S. House, 1st Dist.
Jackie Gordon (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
Rep. Thomas Suozzi (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
Rep. Kathleen Rice (D)
U.S. House, 4th Dist.
Rep. Gregory Meeks (D)
U.S. House, 5th Dist.
Rep. Grace Meng (D)
U.S. House, 6th Dist.
Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D)
U.S. House, 7th Dist.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D)
U.S. House, 8th Dist.
Rep. Yvette Clarke (D)
U.S. House, 9th Dist.
Rep. Jerry Nadler (D)
U.S. House, 10th Dist.
Rep. Max Rose (D)
U.S. House, 11th Dist.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D)
U.S. House, 12th Dist.
Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D)
U.S. House, 13th Dist.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D)
U.S. House, 14th Dist.
Melissa Mark-Viverito (D)
U.S. House, 15th Dist.
Jamaal Bowman (D)
U.S. House, 16th Dist.
Mondaire Jones (D)
U.S. House, 17th Dist.
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D)
U.S. House, 18th Dist.
Rep. Antonio Delgado (D)
U.S. House, 19th Dist.
Rep. Paul Tonko (D)
U.S. House, 20th Dist.
Tedra Cobb (D)
U.S. House, 21st Dist.
Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D)
U.S. House, 22nd Dist.
Tracy Mitrano (D)
U.S. House, 23rd Dist.
Rep. Joe Morelle (D)
U.S. House, 25th Dist.
Rep. Brian Higgins (D)
U.S. House, 26th Dist.
Nathan McMurray (D)
U.S. House, 27th Dist.
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