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DC Hill Summit Empowers ESL Teachers and Administrators

by User Not Found | 07/08/2015
Last week, TESOL International Association hosted its 10th annual Advocacy & Policy Summit in Washington, DC. At the event, nearly 100 English as a second language educators met with US legislators in Washington, DC, to share their stories and voice their concerns. In preparation for their congressional meetings, attendees discussed important policies affecting English learners and listened to speakers from the US Departments of Education, Justice, and Homeland Security. Attendees visited more than 125 congressional leaders on Capitol Hill to share their stories and concerns.

Key legislation discussed concerned the need for an increase in Title III funding, implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

For more on the event, read the full press release.