• March 11, 2019

    NCTM Disappointed by Administration’s Proposed Budget that Eliminates Programs that Support Math Teachers and Math Education

    WASHINGTON - March 11, 2019 - Statement from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) President Robert Q. Berry III in response to the Administration's proposed budget, released today, which threatens to eliminate many federal investments in education, including the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Programs of the Higher Education Act, and Title II-A and Title IV-A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    “The President's proposed budget will eliminate funding that supports educators nationwide. It is disappointing that the White House has again chosen to target programs that have supporters on both sides of the aisle on Capitol Hill. Federal policies and programs must signal to educators that we value them, and this plan would cut the already inadequate funds that provide professional development, teacher preparation, classroom instruction and the many other programs, services, and expertise that nurture successful teaching and learning,” said NCTM President Robert Berry.

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