𝐔𝐧𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐬, 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐣𝐨𝐫 𝐛𝐮𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐜𝐮𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐠𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜. 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐰𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩.
We need 𝐲𝐨𝐮 to contact your federal representatives ASAP to support money for schools. Your action will help prevent lay-offs, larger class sizes and the reduction or elimination of important programs and services for our students.
Please join with education leaders around the country in asking for $200 billion to support education funding, including special education, distance learning, Title 1 for low-income students and other programs.
Click this link to 𝐓𝐀𝐊𝐄 𝐀𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐍𝐎𝐖: https://www.votervoice.net/CAPTA/campaigns/74058/respond
Use your voice to send a message directly to all California senators and representatives in Washington.
𝐄𝐝𝟏𝟎𝟎: "During Teacher Appreciation Week, let’s say a loud 'thank you' in a way that really matters: by supporting education funding in this time of crisis.”
𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬, 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐓𝐀: “As Congress negotiates a fourth emergency supplemental in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative any package include significant, robust and flexible funding for our nation’s public schools."
𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥 𝐨𝐟 𝐆𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬: "...Support an additional federal allocation of $175 billion in Educational Stabilization Funds distributed to the local level through the Title I formula. We also urge Congress to provide an additional $13 billion for IDEA, $12 billion in additional Title I program funding, $2.0 billion for E-Rate, and emergency infrastructure funds that include public schools.”
𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐲 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐭𝐞: “A 15 percent reduction in state education funding could lead to the loss of more than 300,000 teaching positions.”
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