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Arizona Legislative Update — Join Us at the Capitol on Monday

| June 19, 2021
Arizona Legislative Update —  Join Us at the Capitol on Monday

… Join us at the Capitol on Monday, June 21, at noon. The Arizona Education Association will hold a press conference urging legislators to protect the Invest in Education Act in state budget negotiations and highlight the devastating consequences the proposed state budget moving through the legislature would have on our public schools.

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Navajo Nation issues request to Congress to restore federal funding for scholarships. See more state education news here

| April 2, 2019
Navajo Nation issues request to Congress to restore federal funding for scholarships. See more state education news here

On March 25, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer voiced concern about the Trump administration’s proposal to eliminate funding for the Higher Education Grant within the Bureau of Indian Education’s FY 2020 budget request.“The Higher Education Grant is a huge benefit for thousands of Navajo students each year and for the future of the Navajo Nation,” Nez said. “It’s very disappointing that these funds continue to come under threat by this administration. We will look to our leaders in the House and Senate to restore these funds during the budget process.”

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