Advocacy & Policy Resources
November 01, 2016Federal Impact on Professional DevelopmentType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & Policy Leadership DevelopmentThe passage of Every Student Succeeds Act opens up options for school districts to invest in teacher effectiveness, according to the executive director of Learning Forward.
October 01, 2016Facing the Facts: Why School Policies BackfireType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & PolicyAuthors of a new book finger the factors in a school district that lead to negative effects of well-intentioned efforts. Policy backfire, they say, is movement in the exact opposite direction of what was desired.
October 01, 2016Superintendent as AdvocateType:
ArticleTopics: Advocacy & PolicyHow you can influence federal education policy in as little as 15 minutes a month! AASA's associate executive director of policy and advocacy shares practical ways local education leaders can have an impact on legislation and funding proposals affecting students and schools.
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.
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
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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May 25, 2023AASA Joins 100+ Organizations in Letter to Dept of Labor on OT Rules
AASA joined more than 100 organizations in a letter to the Department of Labor expressing concern over proposed changes to the overtime rules and asking the administration to stop the effort.
May 25, 2023A Wild 48 Hours for Federal Student Privacy
This text is an excerpt from a longer blog post from the Student & Child Privacy Center and Public Interest Privacy Center.
May 24, 2023AASA Partners with CoSN on Annual State of EdTech Leadership Survey
Earlier this week CoSN released the 2023 State of EdTech Leadership report.
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