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NSBA’s Letter to House Education and Labor Committee regarding the Rebuild America’s Schools Act (H.R. 865)

NSBA’s letter regarding the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019. This letter addresses the bill’s provisions to provide targeted grants to states and school districts for school infrastructure, reinstate tax credit bonds for school construction projects, support enhanced broadband for school buildings, and increase funding for infrastructure in Impact Aid districts. In addition, this letter emphasizes the right of local school boards to retain all necessary decision-making authority when contracting with private companies and urges an exemption of the Davis Bacon provisions applicable to the school bond programs.

 

 

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