Education Minnesota endorses reelection of U.S. Rep. Angie Craig
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ST. PAUL, Minnesota. Feb. 11, 2020 – Education Minnesota has endorsed U.S. Rep. Angie Craig's campaign for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives.
"Education Minnesota is proud to endorse Angie Craig’s reelection campaign for Congress,” said Denise Specht, president of Education Minnesota. “We need more representatives in Washington like Angie Craig, who will advocate for the federal government to pay for the full funding of its obligations to students with special needs. Minnesota students have waited long enough for the federal government to pay its share of special education costs. Her bill (the Individuals With Disabilities Education Full Funding Act) would send tens of millions of dollars back to Minnesota schools that desperately need it."
A committee of local educators from Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District interviewed Craig, a Democrat, during the endorsement process, which included approval from the political action committees of the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association.
About Education Minnesota
Education Minnesota is the voice for professional educators and students. Education Minnesota’s members include teachers and education support professionals in Minnesota’s public school districts, faculty members at Minnesota’s community and technical colleges and University of Minnesota campuses in Duluth and Crookston, retired educators and student teachers. Education Minnesota is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, National Education Association and AFL-CIO.