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Joint Letter to Secretary Cardona Regarding President Biden’s Executive Order to Promote Voter Registration, Education, and Participation

All4Ed provided joint recommendations regarding President Biden’s March 7, 2021 Executive Order directing federal agency leaders to consider and report within 200 days on ways their agencies might promote voter registration, education, and participation.

We believe that among the best ways we can ensure education policies reflect the needs of communities is by ensuring every American—particularly those in groups that historically have been disenfranchised—is empowered with knowledge and an expanded opportunity to exercise the right to vote. The U.S. Department of Education can facilitate civic education and empowerment through a series of non regulatory, sub-regulatory, and formal rulemaking actions.

Read our recommendations below.