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Civics Secures Democracy Act Reintroduced in the Senate
AACTE Applauds Secretary Cardona’s Vision to Elevate the Teaching Profession
Statement from National Education Organizations on Gun Violence Prevention Package in Senate
An Energizing Launch to the Work Ahead
AACTE Members Pledge their Support for Digital Equity at Signing Event
Ward CummingsDirector, State Relationswcummings@aacte.org
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The importance of state-level advocacy cannot be emphasized enough – particularly as implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the federal teacher preparation program regulations unfolds throughout the country. As legislation and regulations surrounding teacher licensure, certification, accreditation, clinical practice, performance assessment, program approval, teacher shortages, and more emerge at the state level, AACTE is working hard to ensure members are equipped with the tools and resources necessary to bring educator preparation’s voice to the table for these important deliberations.