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March 2024: AESA State Examiner

March 27, 2024

The March 2024 State Examiner covers five topics including:

  • Legislative Issue Monitoring
  • Statehouse News: Education Policy (with links to news items)
  • State Budget and Finance Monitoring
  • National Reports Impacting Education
  • Advocacy Tips

Each topic includes a brief introduction. To read the full articles under each headline, click on the "+" sign next to the topic.
(For readers who prefer to print a version of the March 2024 State Examiner, please find the PDF here.)

Legislative Issue Monitoring: The March 2024 State Examiner presents what is happening in statehouses around the country regarding funding for technology and cell phone use.  In this month's Legislative Issue Monitoring page, please find the full article, States Move to Limit Distractions and Reduce Negative Effects of Technology on Student Health.

In the Statehouse News: Education Policy please find representative examples (with links) of news items coming out of the states that may be of interest to ESAs. Read more below.

AESA monitors state-level budget and finance news impacting preschool and primary and secondary education. The March 2024 State Examiner highlights two reports about AI for State Finances and States Rethinking Ambitious Projects as Revenue Shrinks.

This month's National Reports Impacting Education section highlights a report from the Education Commission of the States.

In the realm of education advocacy, one of the most impactful tools at your disposal is the legislative office visit. This month’s advocacy tip focuses on making your visit to the statehouse an impactful and successful experience.


 AESA would like to highlight successful state-level advocacy campaigns. Share your triumphs in state advocacy with fellow members! Contribute to our newsletter by submitting your success stories – your experiences can enlighten and inspire others in navigating the often complex landscape of state advocacy. Together, we can amplify our collective knowledge for the benefit of the entire AESA membership. Send your stories to .


Have feedback for the AESA state advocacy team? Would you like to see a particular issue area addressed in future issues? Send feedback to .

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