The Latest from Americans United
- Blog PostAdvancing the misguided top priority set forth by President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the proposed federal budget would divert a billion dollars in desperately needed public funds to private, mostly religious schools.
- Press Release“Vouchers divert desperately needed resources away from the public school system, which educates 90 percent of our students, to fund the education of a few voucher students in private, religious schools," said AU Legislative Director Maggie Garrett.
- Blog PostIt’s obvious that Rep. Steve Scalise is no fan of separation of church and state. He has the right to hold that view – but he has no right to draft Thomas Jefferson as an ally in his ill-considered crusade.
- Blog PostThis morning, Congress passed a budget deal to avoid another government shutdown. Tucked within that deal is a reckless provision that funnels taxpayer dollars to private and religious schools.