Approved by the AESA Executive Council, April 8, 2013.
AESA legislative liaison Noelle Ellerson has a detailed update on federal legislation.
Noelle Ellerson who does advocacy work for us in Washington, DC shares this election review.
AESA uses Patton and Boggs for our legal work. They recently put out a post election review that they gave us permission to share with you.
Noelle Ellerson's federal legislative update at the AESA 2012 Educators' Call to Action Conference.
See what is requested for the programs and activities of the Department of Education.
The Obama Administration released its blueprint for revising the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to help states raise expectations of students and reward schools for producing dramatic gains in student achievement.
AESA and AASA support the USAC recommendation for funding the 2010 Priority Tear threshold and strongly urge the FCC to approve it.
The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund makes discounts available to eligible schools and libraries for telecommunication services, Internet access, and internal connections. The program is intended to ensure that schools and libraries have access to affordable telecommunications and information services.
Back on January 19 with the help of John White from the U.S. Department of Education, AESA facilitated a conference call that featured Cheryl Cook and Gary Allen from the U. S Department of Agriculture who described a number of the USDA programs that impact schools and potentially esas. Those who were on the call were surprised with the number of programs available. AESA has obtained a transcript of the call from the U.S. Department of Education.
This document provides examples of targeted federal programs and opportunities to provide additional support for rural schools.