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NEA's 8 Principles For ESEA Reauthorization

The reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) must focus on policies that would help transform public schools into high-quality learning centers by recognizing the shared responsibility among local, state, and federal governments. Given the law’s complexity, each proposed change must be carefully considered to fully understand its effect on our nation’s schools and students. Therefore, the National Education Association encourages Congress to listen to the voices of educators in developing legislative proposals and offers these principles for ESEA reauthorization: