Formal Testimony and Comment

Letter to Senate HELP Committee on ESEA Reauthorization

May 7, 2010 - 12:02pm

Read the letter to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The document contains sections on Accountability for Results, Standards and Assessments, Ensuring Equitable Access to Effective Teachers and Leaders, Turning Around Our Lowest Performing Schools, Funding Fairness, Instructional Supports for Teachers, and Public Information and Reporting.

Letter in Support of ESEA Fiscal Fairness Act

April 30, 2010 - 10:07am

Read the letter to Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) from Ed Trust and other groups in support of closing the comparability loophole in Title I.

Written Testimony: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

March 6, 2007 - 9:40am

Others on this panel will talk with you today about the pressing need to dramatically increase the effectiveness of America’s teaching force. I could not agree more. For the record, though, I want to emphasize that much more is at stake than simply meeting the goals and timelines of No Child Left Behind.


Testimony of Linda Murray, Acting Executive Director, The Education Trust–West, to House Education and Labor Committee Hearing on Teacher Quality and Distribution

September 30, 2009 (All day)

Chairman Miller, members of the committee: Thank you very much for providing me with the opportunity to talk with you this morning  about the importance of strong teaching  to our  effort to boost student achievement and close achievement gaps.