Struggling communities too often have high dropout rates and too few highly qualified teachers and education support professionals. Nevertheless, the War on Poverty had some far-reaching education milestones.
Gail Trobaugh, Indiana special education teacher: “Please listen, pay attention, and act to improve our schools – not just our test scores.”
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: “We need to put students at the center of education reform and we need federal legislation that seeks to partner with and support state efforts in meaningful reform, not undermine those efforts.”
Nevada educator Bonnie Chenevert: “Rather than broadening education, we have been squeezing the life out if it, out of our teachers and out of our students. Please breathe that life back into the ESEA.”
With discussion of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act heating up in Congress, now is the time to make your voice heard!
Join us for a discussion of what is in the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorizations and how we can help make the bills better.
Talking points on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), often referred to as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
Sign the petition and let lawmakers know you’re paying attention to ESEA and NCLB
Take Action: Tell lawmakers it’s time for a fair, flexible, and innovative ESEA
IL educator: It’s time for a call to action on ESEA