SSWAA has been busy advocating for SSW at the national level. SSWAA Legislative Quarterly Report_120417

  • Letter to Dept. of Education from the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD)
    Education Task Force urging no "repeal, replace, or modify" of current education
    regulations.
  • Letter to Congress from national child and youth advocate organizations urging immediate
    passage of the Dream Act of 2017, which would provide lawful status and a clear path to
    citizenship to certain immigrant youth and young adults who came to the United States as
    children, including recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
  • Letter to Congress from the Save Medicaid in Schools Coalition urging immediate extension
    of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
  • Letter to Congress from the Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG) expressing opposition to a
    new Graham-Cassidy- Heller-Johnson (GCHJ) proposal aimed at repealing and replacing
    major portions of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Letter to Dept of Education from the National Coalition for Public Education commenting on
    the Secretary of Education's proposed discretionary grant priorities.
  • Letter to the House Education Committee from the CCD Education Task Force regarding
    principles for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
  • Letter to Senate Education Committee from MHLG regarding proposed efforts to stabilize
    the health insurance market and the effects on children and adults with mental health
    challenge.