Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

Representing the 9th District of Illinois

Education

As a former elementary school teacher, I believe that we need to ensure that all children have fair, equal access to a high-quality public education. The future of our economy and the success of our country depend on a renewed commitment to public education. Policymakers need to work in partnership with teachers, parents, academics, administrators and students to build an adequately funded system to educate all our children. Lifelong education, beginning with 3-and 4-year olds and continuing through vocational training, community college, bachelor degrees and beyond, should be affordable and available for all Americans. I believe we should respect our nation's teachers and provide them with decent wages, benefits and the right to unionize.

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Student Loan Toolkit

Rep. Schakowsky with Congressional Artistic Discovery Contest Winners & Participants

More on Education

October 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) issued the following statement as Chicago Public Schools announce the 4th day of cancelled classes:

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