Tag Archives: Congress

Growing Number of Indicators Highlight Need to Revamp Federal Education Policy

By Mike Lodewegen, Missouri Association of School Administrators After more than a decade of federal intrusion into our local education policies, it is time for Congress to overhaul the system that is limiting student success across the country. Passed in 2001 under President George W. Bush’s administration, the law commonly known as No Child Left […]

As Pope Releases Climate Message, Rutledge Volunteers Head to DC to Lobby For Solution

Following the release of Pope Francis’ much-anticipated encyclical dealing with climate change, two volunteerw from the Rutledge chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will meet in Washington with their representatives and senators to press for legislation that places a fee on carbon and returns revenue to households. The Rutledge CCL members, who are traveling to the […]

Scotland County R-I School Board Urges Congress to Stop Harmful Budget Cuts

Federal education programs face more than an eight percent budget cut next year unless Congress intervenes; and, the Scotland County school board has adopted a resolution urging Congress to stop these across-the-board cuts that would have a detrimental impact upon the school district. The across-the-board cuts to federal education programs that benefit the Scotland County […]