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Legislative Action Center

In Support of Common Issues and Public Education

Tell Congress to give students most in need a bigger share

Two days after President Obama released his FY2017 budget, NEA’s board of directors descended on Capitol Hill to lobby for more funding for students most in need and to help implement the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), noting that years of budget cuts started by sequestration has left funding for disadvantaged students 10 percent below FY2010 levels.

Read the full February 12, 2016 Education Insider edition.

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

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Issues for the 114th Congress:

  NEA Letters to Congress






Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):
Back to School Guide for Educators  (PDF, 410 KB, 2 pgs.)

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