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TESOL's Policy Priorities for the 116th United States Congress

by David Cutler | 05/23/2019
In anticipation of the 2019 TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit, TESOL has released its policy priorities for the 116th United States Congress. Policy issues that TESOL is asking Congress to address include the passage of the Reaching English Learners Act, increased funding for the Every Student Succeeds Act, increased funding ​for adult English learner education programs, and immigration reform. 

To register for the 2019 TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit and advocate for these priorities to members of Congress in Washington, DC, USA, please visit the summit website.

View a copy of TESOL's congressional priorities here