Democrats in House Offer Their Own Agenda on Education
House Democrats gathered on Capitol Hill last week to outline their “Strengthen Our Schools” agenda, with an emphasis on teacher-quality measures, expanded access to preschool, and far higher spending on some federal programs.
“Democrats believe that we must expand opportunities with a vibrant public education system which truly leaves no child behind,” Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the House minority leader, said at the June 14 event. “Yet Republicans insist on giving tax breaks to the superwealthy while shortchanging programs like Head Start, No Child Left Behind, student loans and grants, and other education initiatives...
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