Advocacy & Policy Resources
October 01, 2016A Day of Education Advocacy on the HillType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & PolicyThis is what a day looked like during Hill Day at AASA’s 2016 Legislative Advocacy Conference in July
October 01, 2016Never Hesitating to TestifyType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & PolicyLegislative advocacy brings multiple rewards
October 01, 2016My Doubled-Sided Life in State AdvocacyType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & PolicyBeing a politically savvy superintendent isn’t difficult. Just do what you do best — educate legislators.
September 01, 2016One Superintendent’s Presidential Campaign PlatformType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & PolicyInspired to act by what she was hearing promised by the main party candidates, the author shares her own 11 action measures for K-12 education.
March 01, 2016Skepticism Falls to a Rare Bipartisan ActType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & PolicyThe role of AASA, backed importantly by its state associations, in pulling off a long-overdue reauthorization by Congress.
September 01, 2015The Obstacles Deterring Gifted EducationType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & PolicyState policies and minimal federal funding can hinder, but school systems have the capacity to adopt practices to better serve their brightest students, according to the co-authors of Failing Our Brightest Kids.
April 01, 2013Rethinking the Special Education Due Process SystemType:
ReportTopics: Advocacy & Policy Curriculum & AssessmentA proposal for the next reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
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February 01, 2023Updates to Senate HELP and House Education and Workforce Committees
A new election cycle brings a new shakeup to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee and the House Education and Workforce Committee.
February 01, 2023AASA's New Student and Child Privacy Center (SCPC) Stakeholder Alert - February 2023
AASA’s new Student and Child Privacy Center (SCPC) provides support for AASA’s members by tracking and analyzing legislation, creating resources, and providing technical assistance on student privacy issues.
February 01, 2023The Advocate February 2023 - Defending Public Education
Public education is under attack. There is no denying that state capitals are being inundated with organizations and individuals who may be promoting “school choice” or the funding of “students not systems” but who have more dangerous goals.
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