Democrats recognize education as the most pressing economic issue in America’s future, and we cannot allow our country to fall behind in a global economy. We must prepare the next generation for success in college and the workforce, ensuring that American children once again become global leaders in creativity and achievement.
Legislation, regulations, guidance, and other policy documents can be found here for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, No Child Left Behind, and topics at the left. You may also want to see the ED budget and ED strategic plan.
Please note that in the U.S., the federal role in education is limited. Because of the Tenth Amendment, most education policy is decided at the state and local levels. So, if you have a question about a policy or issue, you may want to check with the relevant organization in your state or school district.
|The National Education Association has been ahead of its time, crusading for the rights of all educators and children.|
|The Arizona Education Association has a comprehensive website that tracks the Arizona Legislature and Education issues.|