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2015 Letters to Policymakers

To view each letter, please click the blue icon to the left of the letter's title.

Child Nutrition and Health

Letters to Policymakers Icon Child Protection Improvements Act (CPIA) letter(s) of support sent November 17.
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Children’s Bill of Rights Resolution letter of support sent October 28.
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Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act of 2015 letter of support sent September 14.
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School Food Modernization Act letter of support sent July 28.

Early Childhood Learning

Letters to Policymakers Icon Congressional Progressive Caucus resolution letter of support sent August 7.

Education Technology and Student Data Privacy

Letters to Policymakers Icon Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 letter of support sent September 22. 
Letters to Policymakers Icon SAFE KIDS Act letter of support sent July 15.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act of 2015 letter of support sent April 28.

Elementary and Secondary Education

Letters to Policymakers Icon Every Student Succeeds Act letter of support sent December 7.
Letters to Policymakers Icon House passage of the conference report to reauthorize ESEA letter of support sent December 4.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Inclusion of an education data privacy study committee in the ESEA reauthorization letter of support sent November 9.
Letters to Policymakers Icon SOAR Act letter of opposition (with other organizations) sent October 19.
Letters to Policymakers Icon SOAR Act letter of opposition sent October 16.
Letters to Policymakers Icon School vouchers in the reauthorization of ESEA letter of opposition sent October 13.
Letters to Policymakers Icon U.S. Department of Education’s effort to address chronic absenteeism letter of support sent October 5.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Reauthorization of Statewide Family Engagement Centers program letter of support sent September 30.
Letters to Policymakers Icon A successful reauthorization of ESEA letter of support sent July 22.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Quick action needed on naming and starting an ESEA conference committee letter of support sent July 22.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Support and opposition to certain amendments in the Every Child Acheives Act of 2015 letter sent July 13.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Support and opposition to certain provisions in the Student Success Act of 2015 letter sent July 8.
Letters to Policymakers Icon A-PLUS ACT and school voucher amendments to the Student Success Act of 2015 letter of opposition sent July 8.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Kirk-Reed-Baldwin-Brown amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 letter of support sent on July 7.
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA's priorities in the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 letter sent on July 6.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Title I funding portability and school vouchers in the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 letter of opposition sent June 30.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Physcial education as a core subject and restoring PEP in the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 letter of support sent May 1.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Inclusion of family engagement provisions in the Every Child Acheives Act of 2015 letter of support sent April 13.
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA’s positions on the Every Child Ready for College or Career Act of 2015 discussion draft sent April 13. 
Letters to Policymakers Icon Amending section 1501 of ESEA letter of support sent January 28.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Title I portability provision of the HELP Committee’s ESEA-NCLB reauthorization discussion draft letter of opposition sent January 26.
Letters to Policymakers Icon The Coalition for Community Schools' recommendations for ESEA-NCLB reauthorization in the 114th Congress sent January 26.

Federal Investments in Education 

Letters to Policymakers Icon Increase in Fiscal Year 2016 appropriations for IDEA letter of support sent November 10.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Raising the caps on nondefense discretionary (NDD) programs letter of support sent September 10. 
Letters to Policymakers Icon Proposed funding cuts in the Senate Labor and HHS Appropriations bill letter of opposition sent June 25. 
Letters to Policymakers Icon Proposed funding cuts in the House Labor, HHS Appropriations bill letter of opposition sent June 23. 

Juvenile Justice

Letters to Policymakers Icon Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 letter of support sent November 17. 
Letters to Policymakers Icon Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2015 letter of support sent July 20.
Letters to Policymakers Icon Second Chance Reauthorization Act letter of support sent June 22.

Special Education

Letters to Policymakers Icon U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) letter sent on June 30.

STEM Education

Letters to Policymakers Icon STEM Education Act of 2015 letter of support. 

Transportation

Letters to Policymakers Icon Transportation Alternatives Program Improvement Act letter of support sent April 7.