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It is time Congress and the president support education with the resources needed during this COVID-19 crisis.
First step in building back trust, honesty and respectability in our nation.

State and local governments are struggling with stay at home orders reducing tax revenues. Without people working and buying things, income and sales taxes are drying up while state and local government expenses rise helping care for the millions afflicted by the coronavirus pandemic. The impact will be cuts in community services, like fire, policing, transportation and school budgets.

What do tight budgets mean to school leaders and will they have the resources needed to run an effective school operation, especially with the extra health and safety demands?

The Network for Public Education has shot up a flare...beware of the fake information.

By now, the numbers are numbing. Months into the coronavirus pandemic, more than 100,000 people in the United States are dead and 1.55 million have tested positive.

Behind those numbers are names and individual people. They are mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, friends, grandparents and grandchildren, and even a days-old baby in Chicago.