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The hallmark of All4Ed’s policy and government relations work is our ability to take an idea; translate it into legislation, regulations, or guidance; advocate for its adoption; and support its implementation to maximize results for the nation’s young people. Our policy priorities include:

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Federal Flash is All4Ed’s video series on important developments in education in Washington, D.C., including implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, funding, and oversight from the U.S. Department of Education and Congress. For more frequent updates on education news and policy, follow All4Ed on Twitter.  

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As schools continue to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, there are many lessons learned from the last 18 months to consider. The $125 billion allocated through the American Rescue Plan is an opportunity for state leaders to support districts and schools in meeting students’ academic, social, and emotional needs during these unprecedented times — and to reimagine what is possible for public schools so that we emerge from this crisis with a more equitable and just education system and society.

All4Ed, alongside 11 other organizations, developed Equity Lessons Learned from Schools in the Time of COVID-19 to support state leaders in transforming their systems to better serve our most underserved students and to ensure that resources are used to drive significant change in the education system.

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Where We Stand

Read about our latest advocacy efforts, including legislative priorities, public comments, press releases, and public statements to learn more about our positions on current policy developments. 

November 19, 2021

Congress, Digital Divide, Federal Education Budget, Higher Education

Statement from Deborah Delisle on House Passage of the Build Back Better Act

We commend the U.S. House of Representatives on passing a strong Build Back Better Act.
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November 4, 2021

Advocacy | Coronavirus Response, Data, Every Student Succeeds Act, Funding Equity, US Department of Education

Comments on the Department of Education’s Proposal for Monitoring Maintenance of Equity

All4Ed’s joint comments to the U.S. Department of Education’s proposal for monitoring state and district compliance with Maintenance of Equity in the American Rescue Plan.
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November 3, 2021

Advocacy | Accountability and Support, College and Career Pathways, Data, Every Student Succeeds Act, High Schools, US Department of Education

All4Ed Comments on Title I Survey

All4Ed submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Education (ED) regarding its efforts to gather information on the implementation of Title I/II-A of the …
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November 1, 2021

Other Priorities

The Alliance for Excellent Education is Now All4Ed

National education organization celebrates its 20th anniversary with a new name, new look and new governing board chair.
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October 29, 2021

Advocacy, Publication | College and Career Pathways, Federal Education Budget, Higher Education

College Retention and Completion Grants Summary

The Build Back Better framework, announced by President Biden, includes $500 million for evidence-based college retention and completion initiatives. Download our summary of the …
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October 18, 2021

Other Priorities

Statement from Deborah Delisle, President and CEO of All4Ed, on the death of Gen. Colin Powell

Gen. Colin Powell championed a national movement to improve the lives and futures of our youth—from increasing high school graduation rates to healthier living.
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October 18, 2021

Publication | Coronavirus Response

Equity Lessons Learned from Schools in the Time of COVID-19

As state leaders help districts respond to the COVID-19 crisis, All4Ed and 11 partners offer lessons learned to help them meet students’ academic, social, and emotional needs.
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October 7, 2021

Advocacy | Coronavirus Response, Data, US Department of Education

All4Ed Comments on the School Pulse Panel Survey

All4Ed and our partners support the Department of Education’s School Pulse Panel Survey, which shines a light on COVID-19’s impact on students and schools.
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September 14, 2021

College and Career Pathways, Congress, Coronavirus Response, High Schools, Higher Education

Advocates Call on Congress to Include Dual Enrollment in Free Community College Funding

New report shows that paying for community college tuition could discourage high school students from enrolling in early college programs.
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