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Saving our schools and the kids in them

My kids went to the same public schools I did, but their teachers had to teach far more kids in packed classrooms.

This week, I introduced a bill to reduce class sizes and give students and teachers a better shot of success in the classroom.

Join the movement to invest in America's education system: share my Facebook post and let your friends know you're on board.

Research has shown that this common-sense approach improves students' performances, especially for students from low-income families. It's time we invest in the things that matter.

Learn more and share our call-to-action on Facebook. Let's do this for America's kids.


Posted on February 28, 2019.

Born in the small town of Myrtle Creek, Oregon, Jeff Merkley has never lost touch with his working class roots.

As a U.S. Senator, he works every day to create opportunity for working families, stop the corruption of our democracy, and tackle the climate crisis.

A workhorse and a progressive champion, Jeff Merkley is leading a movement to get our country back on track.

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