Local Students Traveled To Washington To Urge Lawmakers To Invest In Education – Hpherald.com
Local students traveled to Washington to urge lawmakers to invest in education – hpherald.com
By TONIA HILLStaff Writer
Students from the University of Chicago (U. of C.) Laboratory School, 1362 E. 59th St., Illinois Mathematics, and Science Academy, 1500 Sullivan Rd., as well as community members from Palatine, Ill., traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to participate in the annual Invest in Kids Advocacy Summit.
The two-day summit hosted by Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) featured advocates from across the country who urged lawmakers on both sides to make investments in early childhood education in the U.S. and maternal, newborn and child survival programs overseas.
Advocates asked lawmakers to …