Children belong in school and with their families, not caged in detention centers. More than 2,500 children have been separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year. In the past six months, at least six have died while in custody. Now is our opportunity to take a stand and encourage the U.N. to stop this.
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More than 40 years ago, Congress made a commitment—through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act—to help level the playing field and educate every child in this country, regardless of ability, neighborhood or skin color.
NAFTA has been catastrophic for working families, and NAFTA 2.0—now called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement—still doesn’t do enough to protect working people.
We must hold the DOE and its contracted private servicers accountable to their responsibility to help student loan borrowers struggling with the burden of student debt and to ensure that loan servicers are not engaged in predatory, fraudulent activities.
Secretary DeVos and the Dep't. of Education have failed to keep the promise of the Public Loan Forgiveness program that was enacted in 2007 by Congress. For years, DeVos and DOE officials have wrongfully denied PSLF applications.