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Calling all Title II advocates!

Title II-A needs your support! Learning Forward is asking all of our stakeholders to make advocacy on behalf of Title II-A a commitment between now and September 30. We need you to let your Senators and US Representatives know two things:

  • Title II-A funding is critical in your schools and districts
  • They should support the House of Representatives’ approved appropriations bill that included a $500 million increase for Title II-A

 

ACTIONS (Please do ALL of the following):

 

  • Call your Senators’ and Representative’s office and ask them to support the House of Representatives’ approved $500 million increase for Title IIA in the final 2020 Appropriations Bill. (Sample call script can be found here.)
  • Email your Senators’ and Representative’s office and ask them to support including in a final appropriations bill the $500 million increase for Title IIA that the full House has already approved. (Sample email can be found here.)
  • Tweet at your Senators and Representative and ask them to support the House of Representatives’ approved $500 million increase for Title IIA in the final 2020 Appropriations Bill. (Sample tweets can be found here.)
  • Join the Learning Forward A-Team.

 

Please contact Melinda George, Learning Forward’s Director of Policy & Partnerships, with any questions and to let us know which actions you have taken. Melinda can be reached at Melinda.george@learningforward.org. Thank you!

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