SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon House will vote on a new tax on businesses to raise an additional $1 billion in annual revenue for its public schools.The Joint Committee on Student Success voted Monday night to send the proposed tax package to the House floor. The move comes only two weeks before teachers across the state are set to protest over a lack of school funding.
Amanda Garner burst into tears Thursday while working her second job, thanks to a stranger who recognized the financial struggles she faces as a teacher in Colorado.
This is a battle that could shutter some classrooms indefinitely.
Ripple, a cryptocurrency and international payment company, has donated $29 million in cryptocurrency to DonorsChoose.org, a donation platform that connects people to classroom needs across the country.