Rep. Ted Budd Calls on House Appropriations to Defund Critical Race Theory

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging them to “prevent any federal funds from being used to promote or advance concepts associated with Critical Race Theory (CRT).” The full text of the letter is below: As you begin work on the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, w...

Rep. Ted Budd Requests Additional Funding for the Charter Schools Program

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education urging them to provide additional funding for the Charter Schools Program (CSP). The full text of the letter is below: As the Committee begins consideration of the FY 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related agencies appropriations ...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Block Biden’s Anti-School Choice Regulation

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H.R. 7525 - Protecting Charter Schools from Federal Overreach Act. The bill would block the Biden administration’s new regulations on charter schools. The bill was introduced by Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA) and supported by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Rep. Budd sent Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona a letter opposing ...

Rep. Ted Budd Responds to Biden’s Extreme Charter School Regulations

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) authored a letter to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona opposing the Biden administration’s new regulations on charter schools that would severely limit educational choice for countless parents and children across the country. The full text of the letter is below: It has come to my attention that the Department of Education (DOE) issued a proposed ...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Ignite HBCU Excellence Act

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 3294, the Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education (IGNITE) for HBCU Excellence Act. The bill creates a new grant program to support improvements of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), such as repairs and upgrades to campus facilities, new construction, and security improvements. The bill was...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Keep Schools Open Act

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 6564, the Keep Schools Open Act. The legislation would prevent federal education funds from being provided to an educational agency or institution unless the educational agency or institution provides in-person instruction to students. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Mark Green (R-TN). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “It has beco...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Crucial Communism Teaching Act

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has helped to introduce H.R. 6123, the Crucial Communism Teaching Act. The legislation would authorize the congressionally-created Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation to develop a high school curriculum to educate students about the dangers of communism and totalitarianism. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Maria Salazar (R-FL) and 60 other Ho...

Reps. Ted Budd & Byron Donalds Demand that Biden Protect HBCU Funding

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Byron Donalds (R-FL) sent a letter to President Joe Biden demanding that he renounce any effort to reduce funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to pay for his multi-trillion dollar domestic agenda. Rep. Budd released the following statement: “As a congressman who has represented and fought for North Carolina’s HBCUs th...

Reps. Ted Budd, Patrick McHenry Announce $21 Million Grant for Iredell-Statesville Schools

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Advance, N.C. -- Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC) announced a $21.2 million competitive Department of Education grant for Iredell-Statesville Schools. Both congressmen represent parts of Iredell County. The federal dollars come from the Department of Education’s Teacher and School Leader (TSL) Incentive Grant Program and would allow Iredell-Statesville Schools to implement t...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Help Homeschool Parents

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 5284, the Home Educators are Teachers Act. The bill would allow homeschool parents to be eligible for a $250 tax deduction for school supplies. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Homeschool parents across North Carolina do incredible work taking their children’s education into t...

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