Congressional debate over the Republican-backed proposal to change the tax code is under way in Congress, and education issues are getting a share of the spotlight—especially a proposal to eliminate a $250 deduction that teachers can use to cover classroom expenses, such as books, art supplies, and rewards for students.
In this video, originally streamed on Facebook Live, Education Week‘s Liana Loewus and Andrew Ujifusa discussed the GOP tax bill and how the proposed changes could affect teachers.
- Five Things to Know About the $250 Tax Break That Teachers Could Lose
- Teacher Deduction for Classroom Expenses Scrapped in GOP Tax Bill
- How Would Typical Teachers Fare Under the GOP’s Tax Bill?
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A version of this news article first appeared in the On Air: A Video Blog blog.