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Press Release

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

CCSSO Joins State, Local Officials to Urge ESEA Reauthorization

Contact:Melissa McGrathmelissa.mcgrath@ccsso.org202-336-7034

Washington, D.C. (July 7, 2015) - The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has joined organizations representing state and local officials to urge the U.S. Senate to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and approve the Every Child Achieves Act.

You can read the full letter to learn more about the position of state and local officials.


The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is a nonpartisan, nationwide, nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and five U.S. extra-state jurisdictions. CCSSO provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues. The Council seeks member consensus on major educational issues and expresses their views to civic and professional organizations, federal agencies, Congress, and the public.