Ten Things To Tell Your LegislatorPosted: March 25, 2014
Education policy is in the hands of politicians. That’s a fact of the American landscape. But when approaching pols, teachers and concerned parents often are unsure of exactly what to say. Last year, 30-year classroom vet Nancy Flanagan created a simple list of ten things that legislators should know and do when making education policy. It’s a simple clear list, suitable for handing the policymaker of your choice, and it has the added virtue of not simply being built on either an attack or the assumption that all politicos are jerks.
If you want to talk to a policymaker and you’re not sure where to start, this is a great list: