We have an historic opportunity to close the gap in public school facility infrastructure. A federal infrastructure bill is high on the 2019 agenda for the President and Congress. State and local control of facilities can be preserved, and community efforts leveraged with federal infrastructure funding like that proposed in the Rebuild America’s School Act (HB 865), recently re-introduced into the 116th Congress by Chairman Congressman Bobby Scott, from Virginia and the Senate Bill 266, by Senator Jack Reed from Rhode Island.
We support a one-time $100 billion federal investment in public school facility infrastructure
What is my state's share of the $100 billion over 10 years and how many jobs will this investment create?
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Organizations Supporting Rebuild America’s School Act
21st Century School Fund, AASA: The School Superintendents Association, American Federation of Teachers, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Library Association, Association of Educational Service Agencies, Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, Association of School Business Officials International, [Re]Build America’s School Infrastructure Coalition, Californians for School Facilities, Center for American Progress, Coalition for Healthier Schools, Council of Chief State School Officers, Council of the Great City Schools, Healthy Schools Network, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers, International Union of Operating Engineers, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, National Association of Elementary School Principals, National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, National Association of School Nurses, National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Council for Impacted Schools, National Concrete Masonry Association, National Council on School Facilities, National Education Association, National Indian Education Association, National Parent Teacher Association, National Rural Education Advocacy Consortium, National Rural Education Association, National Urban League, North America’s Building Trades Union, Organizations Concerned About Rural Education , Public Advocacy for Kids, Rebuild America’s Schools Coalition, Rural School and Community Trust , Teach Plus, The Brick Industry Association, United Steelworkers, U.S. Green Building Council.