NNPA to Honor Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) for Contributions in Education

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By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia

      “The first thing we have to do is focus on the issues. We can’t spend all of our time talking about [the scandals] and not talking about equity in education,” said Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA).

Virginia Democratic Congressman Bobby Scott has always advocated for a fair and equitable education for all students.

When he helped spearhead the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Scott had civil rights in mind. ESSA replaced the No Child Left...