The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (a.k.a. the stimulus package) promises more than $100 billion to Education.
$100,000,000,000! That's a lot of money! It could bring measurable improvements to our schools, and a brighter future for our kids.
In a recent Parenting.com poll, moms said that their top complaint about their kid's school was overcrowding. If their school faced budget cuts, 56% of moms say they'd fight hardest to preserve small class sizes.
So what's the best way to solve this problem? Hire enough qualified teachers, and pay them fairly. This is why it's crucial that we all have our say in how that estimated $100 billion is spent.
On the advice of our Mom Congress Advisory Board, here's how you can join the fight.