ESEA: Accountability, Teacher Quality, and Equity


April 19, 2010

On March 3rd, Democrats for Education Reform joined a coalition of 18 advocacy, civil rights, and policy study organizations who submitted a set of recommendations to the President and Congress regarding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

This statement of principles makes it clear that there is broad support for a new ESEA that invests in fundamental education reform, promotes innovation, builds human capital, and continues to holds schools accountable for results. Part and parcel of this effort must be decisive action to fundamentally restructure schools and school systems that are chronically low-performing.

To read the letter, click here:

Statement of Principles.ESEA