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Every Student Succeeds Act

Letters to Policymakers on ESEA/ESSA

National PTA Letters on ESEA Reauthorization

To view each letter or press release, click the blue icon to the left.

March 2017
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA joins with other organizations to reiterate to the Council of Chief State School Officers that they clearly and explicitly demonstrate in each state education plan how stakeholders were involved in its development on March 21.
  September 2016
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA provides recommendations on academic assessment provisions under Title I of the ESSA to the Department of Education (ED) on September 7.
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA provides recommendations on innovative assessments provisions under Title I of the ESSA to the Department of Education (ED) on September 7.
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA joins with other organizations to provide recommendations on assessment provisions under Title I of the ESSA to the Department of Education on September 7.
  July 2016
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA joins with other organizations to provide recommendations on early childhood education provisions in accountability and state plans under Title I of the Every Student Succeeds Act to the Department of Education on July 27.
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA provides recommendations on accountability and state plans under Title I of the Every Student Succeeds Act to the Department of Education on July 22.  
  June 2016
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA joins with 105 other organizations urging Representatives to invest in the Statewide Family Engagement Centers Program on June 14. 
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA joins with 82 other organizations urging Senators to invest in the Statewide Family Engagement Centers Program on June 6.
  May 2016
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA provides recommendations for non-regulatory guidance for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to the U.S. Department of Education (ED) on May 19.
Letters to Policymakers Icon National PTA joins with other organizations to provide guidance to the Department of Education on how ESSA can be used to support positive school climates and respond to children suffering from exposure to violence and the effects of trauma on May 12.
Letters to Policymakers Icon The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities releases recommendations specific to the use of an ‘additional indicator(s) of school quality or student success’ in ESSA
  February 2016
Letters to Policymakers Icon The State and Local ESSA Implementation Network letter of commitment to put students first sent on February 10.
  January 2016
Letters to Policymakers Icon Implementation recommendations to the Department of Education on Title I of ESSA sent on January 21.
  December 2015
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.
  November 2015
Letters to Policymakers Icon Inclusion of an education data privacy study committee in the ESEA reauthorization letter of support sent November 9.
  October 2015
Letters to Policymakers Icon School vouchers in the reauthorization of ESEA letter of opposition sent October 13.
  September 2015
Letters to Policymakers Icon Reauthorization of Statewide Family Engagement Centers program letter of support sent September 30.
  July 2015
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 Achieves 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.
  June 2015
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.
  May 2015
Letters to Policymakers Icon Physical education as a core subject and restoring PEP in the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 letter of support sent May 1.
  April 2015
Letters to Policymakers Icon Inclusion of family engagement provisions in the Every Child Achieves 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.
  January 2015
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.