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Bernie Sanders Unveils a 10-Point Plan to Overhaul Public Education

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday unveiled the public education plan for his 2020 presidential campaign, calling for “a transformative investment in our children, our teachers, and our schools, and a fundamental re-thinking of the unjust and inequitable funding of our public education system.” The senator’s “Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public …

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School funding key to education our children deserve

Under the current formula, states are responsible for 80 per cent of public school funding and the latest research shows they have fallen short of their commitments. But there must also be recognition that the bulk of social and educational disadvantage rests in this sector and that – in any …

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House Democrats telegraph policy priorities in Capitol Hill funding

Empowered by their control of the House, Democrats are telegraphing their policy priorities in how they plan to spend taxpayer dollars on Capitol Hill, including exploring student debt relief options and employing Dreamers in Congress. The fiscal 2020 House Legislative Branch Appropriations bill is signaling what types of issues Democrats …

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For Second Year, Funding is Available to Address Homelessness in Pa.

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 13, 2019– FHLBank Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) are partnering for a second year to fund programs across the state that work to address homelessness. FHLBank Pittsburgh is providing $3 million toward the effort, which is called Home4Good, and PHFA is providing $1.5 million, for …

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Who Run The World?

The entrepreneurial spirit of Utah extends as far back as the state itself. Traditionally, the charge was led by men, but over the last ten years, there’s been a notable increase in the amount of women-led businesses in Utah, and across the country. Here are just a few reasons why …

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