Erin Prangley

Erin Prangley is the associate director of Government Relations at AAUW. She has also worked for senior members of Congress and the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. She practiced law for several years, concentrating on immigration, employment law, business consulting, and veterans benefits. Erin is a contributing author to the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE) report Title IX at 40: Working to Ensure Gender Equity in Education (2012). She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and a law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law. Media Contact: Elizabeth Owens, 202.785.7756

Fact Sheet: For Women and Girls, the Common Core Is a Step Toward Greater Equity

AAUW and the Center for American Progress have released a new fact sheet that explores the positive effect the Common Core State Standards can have on gender equity in education. […] Read more »

Washington Update (August 15, 2014)

The conversations you have with your elected officials this month will travel back with them to Washington, D.C., and influence the actions they take – or don’t take – for the rest of the 113th Congress. Read more »

  |     |   August 15, 2014

Washington Update (June 27, 2014)

The first time I really negotiated my salary was when I left my law practice to work for a member of Congress. I’d been my own boss for several years, […] Read more »

  |     |   June 27, 2014

Washington Update (June 20, 2014)

Every June, AAUW celebrates the tremendous progress that has been made in gender equality in education since Title IX became law on June 23, 1972. We also use the opportunity […] Read more »

  |     |   June 20, 2014

Washington Update (May 30, 2014)

Earlier this week, AAUW was invited to the Fourth White House Science Fair. The event brought together young award-winning scientists from around the country. Among the many extraordinary exhibits, I […] Read more »

  |     |   May 30, 2014

Washington Update (May 9, 2014)

I’m celebrating my ninth Mother’s Day on Sunday as the mother of a smart, funny, precocious daughter. My fondest memory of my job is taking my daughter, Alexandria, to a […] Read more »

  |     |   May 09, 2014

Washington Update (April 25, 2014)

I’m writing you from a mostly empty office, as many of my co-workers are currently crisscrossing the country attending AAUW state conventions. Just this weekend alone, the public policy staff […] Read more »

  |     |   May 02, 2014

Washington Update (February 21, 2014)

It’s been quiet here in Washington, D.C., as senators and representatives were back in their states and districts for the week. Although they’ll return to the Capitol on Monday, chances […] Read more »

  |     |   February 21, 2014
High school students in graduation robes sit in rows.

Common Core Critical to Preparing Students

As longtime proponents of educational equity for all students, we at AAUW think it’s time to rally the troops and come together to set the record straight in support of states that are working to implement the Common Core. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   February 19, 2014
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Voucher Schools Provide Choice, Except When They Don’t

Pro-voucher groups mobilize at this time every year, rallying around what they call National School Choice Week, to once again try to pull the wool over our eyes and convince us that “school choice” is better than quality public education for all. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 24, 2014