Statements

Find out what AAUW is saying to government and elected officials with these letters, comments, and testimonies on AAUW’s public policy issues.

Testimony on Reauthorizing ESEA

AAUW submitted testimony to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce regarding reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 10, 2011

Comments to DoD on Contractor Sexual Assault

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Defense about proposed regulations to protect military contractors from sexual assault. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 31, 2011

Letter to Senate on DC School Vouchers

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  |   ,   |   January 28, 2011

D.C. School Vouchers Opposition Letters and Testimony

AAUW wrote to Congress opposing the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 27, 2011

Comments to the Department of Education on the Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitude Study

AAUW submitted comments on the Department of Education’s second follow-up field test for the baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study of 2008-2012. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 21, 2010

Comments to the Department of Health and Human Services on the State Abstinence Program

AAUW submitted comments on State Abstinence Education Program grants, which are grants are given to states to create or sustain abstinence-only education programs. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 21, 2010

Letter to Senate on DREAM Act

AAUW is a strong supporter of the DREAM Act, which would allow undocumented students — raised in the U.S. and graduated from American high schools — to go to college, contribute to the nation’s economy, and start on the pathway to citizenship. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 17, 2010

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Letters

AAUW opposed the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy that prevented military members from revealing their sexual orientation, and worked hard to repeal the policy. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 15, 2010

Letter supporting the Senior Citizen Relief Act

AAUW supported the Senior Citizen Relief Act, which would would provide a one-time $250 payment to the seniors, veterans, people with disabilities and families who rely on Social Security benefits. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 08, 2010

Comments to the Department of Education on the Schools and Staffing Survey

AAUW submitted comments on the on the Department of Education’s proposed Schools and Staffing Survey. Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 18, 2010