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AACTE joined the Innovation Community in sending comments to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on its bill reauthorizing the legislation governing the Institute for Education Sciences. AACTE also endorsed the NEED Act, which would amend the IES reauthorization to include a National Center for Advanced Development in Education and to expand the State Longitudinal Data Systems program.
AACTE responded to the proposed funds for the fiscal year (FY) 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education) appropriations bill.
AACTE, American Council on Education (ACE) and other education groups responded to the Department of Education’s (Department) Request for Information (RFI) on ways to identify low-value postsecondary programs.
AACTE, American Council on Education (ACE) and other education groups wrote to the Department of Education on the proposed changes to the REPAYE income-driven repayment (IDR) plan under Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA).
The Coalition for Teaching Quality wrote in opposition to the House Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-H) appropriations bill.
As a member of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, AACTE collaborated on and supported the development of the Civil Rights Principles for Multilingual Learner Education to advance equity and protections for non-native English speakers.
AACTE and more than 100 groups urged Congress to increase the maximum Pell Grant award to $13,000.
AACTE and the National Coalition of Personnel Shortages in Special Education and Related Services (NCPSSERS) called on Congress to work towards fully funding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in FY 2024 to ensure our nation’s schools are equipped to serve all our students.
AACTE joined more than 55 organizations that represent a coalition of education, disability, and other organizations dedicated to fulfilling the funding promise for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and specifically provide no less than $16.259 billion for IDEA Part B Grants to States in fiscal year 2024.
AACTE and more than 460 organizations called on Congress to increase the FY 2024 allocation for the Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee to a level that ensures robust and sustained investments so that programs supporting families and communities can meet vital needs.
AACTE joined a letter to the Departments of Education and Justice asking them to clarify that all students have the right to be free from racial discrimination in the administration of school discipline.
AACTE joined many other organizations in a letter to Congressional leaders opposing cuts to non-defense discretionary funding that was initiated by the Coalition for Health Funding.
AACTE lent its support to a letter from the National PTA requesting $25 million for Statewide Family Engagement Centers.