Contact Congress and FCC on E-Rate Expansion
The FCC has the power to allow E-Rate to fund home internet access for students in addition to schools and libraries, should they choose to do so. During this time of unprecedented national crisis, making this policy change would dramatically impact educational equity for millions of students.
Contact Congress for Limited IDEA Flexibility During School Closures
Contact your member of Congress and our U.S. Senators to obtain specific temporary and targeted IDEA flexibility actions in timelines and procedures.
Contact Gov. Pritzker to Prioritize K-12 Schools with Emergency Funding
The passage of the CARES Act included a $3 billion fund for education—the Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund—which provides funding for each state. The GEER Fund is designed to give governors flexibility to support education systems in their state in responding to the coronavirus. Funds can be distributed to both preK-12 and higher education systems. Please take a moment to contact Gov. Pritzker to prioritize K-12 education with these funds.