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AWSP's 2015 Legislative Platform

AWSP's 2015 Legislative Platform


​AWSP has published its 2015 Legislative Platform. The platform was written and approved by both the AWSP Board of Directors and the AWSP Legislation Committee.

Highlights of the Legislative Platform include:
  • Paramount Priority. AWSP’s priority is to fully, sustainably, and equitably fund basic education, including unfunded/underfunded mandates, by 2018.
  • Professional Learning. Restore professional learning days and allow flexibility to support ongoing, continuous professional development and collaboration for principals and teachers to implement TPEP, Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
  • Evaluate Role of Principal. Commission a study to evaluate the role and expectations of principals in light of current and changing responsibilities.
  • Increase Student Support. Fully fund intervention and supports needed, including, but not limited to, mental health counseling, drug and alcohol counseling, and academic counseling.
Download and read the full Legislative Platform.