US Senate: News in Brief:
Source: United States Senator for New Jersey Cory Booker
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation that will provide state and local school districts with more than $260 billion of additional federal aid to better serve students and support teachers during the pandemic. Specifically, the Educator Jobs Fund Act of 2020 will appropriate federal funding for a new educator jobs fund to create jobs and recruit and train educators, ensuring education equity, more personal protective equipment in schools, and grants for partnerships, institutions, and teacher and school leader preparation programs.