Posts tagged federal funding

    Teachers unions could be blocked from receiving federal funding under new legislation

    November 21, 2022 // The No Federal Funding for Teachers’ Unions Act, introduced by Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas, stipulates "no Federal funds may be provided to a labor organization the members of which are education professionals." It defines an education professional as someone who is employed by an elementary school, secondary school, or institution of higher education.

    Why the Biden administration’s new Davis-Bacon prevailing wage proposed rule is so troubling for Americans.

    June 2, 2022 // Today’s Davis-Bacon requirements are already problematic — driving up overall federal infrastructure costs as high as 10 percent and wages over 20 percent — on top of shifting more work to union over non-union workers despite the fact that over 86 percent of construction workers are not members of a union.

    Opinion: Biden’s political hacks won’t stop charter schools’ growth

    May 16, 2022 // Much to the delight of teachers’ union bosses, the Biden administration is quickly becoming history’s most anti-(school) choice political pack, demonstrated most recently in its proposals to make charter schools’ access to federal funding more difficult.