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All4Ed Calls for Maintenance of Equity Requirement in Any New COVID-19 Relief Package

Advocacy

All4Ed and 23 organizations wrote to members of Congress to express support for adding a Maintenance of Equity requirement to any proposed federal education COVID-19 relief package to ensure that state and district leaders do not ask students from low-income backgrounds, students of color, and educators of color to shoulder a disproportionate share of cuts in state and local education spending. Together with a strong Maintenance of Effort requirement, these two requirements would ensure that not only are states minimizing cuts to education broadly, but that any cuts do not disproportionately harm low-income communities and communities of color.

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