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Press release: Parents ask for significant changes to House ESEA bill

Posted on by Julie Woestehoff

***For Immediate Release*** July 17, 2013 Contacts Dora Taylor, (Seattle) President, PAA -206-841-9613 Pamela Grundy (Charlotte) -704-806-0410 Julie Woestehoff (Chicago) – 773-715-3989   It’s time for lawmakers to listen to parents! National parent group reaches out to Congress on ESEA, demanding less testing and privatization and more proven, effective reforms   As the U.S. House of Representatives moves to considers H. R. 5, the Student Success Act, this week, representatives of Parents Across America (PAA), a national network of public …

Charts for PAA positions on House (Repub) and Senate (Dem) ESEA bills

Posted on by Julie Woestehoff

With the House poised to act this week on H.R. 5, the Republican version of ESEA reauthorization, PAA has prepared two charts detailing where we support and where we oppose the proposals of the House and Senate education committees. Please share them with your Congressional representatives. PAA’s annual meeting takes place this Wednesday through Friday in D.C., so several PAA leaders will be on Capitol Hill distributing our charts. They could use your support from the field! PAA chart on …