Reclaiming the American Dream - an NEA video to ensure great public schools for all students (8:57)
Studies show that a dollar invested in public education causes the economy to grow at a faster rate than tax cuts. States and nations that have spent money on education, all across the board, tend to have the fastest growing and the most sustainable economies in the long term. Tell your policymakers that education is an economic development tool, it is the engine that drives the economy.
Losing the American Dream- an NEA video to ensure great public schools for all students (9:44)
America is a nation built on the ideal of equal opportunity, where everyone has a chance to succeedwhere all of us are given an opportunity to share the American Dream. Is this todays reality?
The truth is that educational and economic opportunities for many Americans is on a steady decline. And this alarming problem is creating an insurmountable disadvantage. Yet diminished opportunities for some Americans dont just affect some of us they affect all of us! The very principles that our nation was built on are now being taken away.
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Our Troubling Tax System (4:10)
Voodoo Economics (5:29)
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Miles Grant on Progressive Taxation (1:19)
Mike Gravel - Sales Tax vs Income Tax (3:54)
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