History of Ed Trust Actions on Other Higher Education Efforts

  • May 6, 2014: The Education Trust penned a letter in support of H.R. 4366, the Strengthening Education through Research Act, to reauthorize the Education Sciences Reform Act.
  • April 21, 2014: Kati Haycock, president of The Education Trust, and Amber Arellano, executive director of The Education Trust–Midwest, on the Supreme Court’s Decision Upholding Michigan’s Ban on Racial Preferences.
  • January 16 2014: Kati Haycock, president of The Education Trust, issued a statement in response to the Investing IN States To Achieve Tuition Equity (IN-STATE) for Dreamers Act of 2014, legislation introduced by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO).
  • December 4, 2013: The Ed Trust signed onto a letter from NDD United calling on Congress to use the Budget Conference as an opportunity to replace sequestration with a bipartisan, balanced approach. In the end, we had 470 national organizations representing the breadth of non-defense discretionary programs join in signing the letter.
  • April 9, 2013: In response to increasing gun violence in schools and communities across the country, Ed Trust sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to support S. 649, the “Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013,” which seeks to curb gun violence.
  • March 13, 2014: Together with over 1,000 other organizations, the Ed Trust signed a letter urging members of the Senate and House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittees to “recognize the value of health, education, job training, and social services in improving the lives of American families and to restore the Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee 302(b) allocation to the FY 2010 level of $163.6 billion.