Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists


Alliance for the Separation of School and State
1071 N Fulton Ave.
Fresno, CA 93728
Phone: 559-499-1776
Fax: 559-499-1703
"Our goal is the end of federal, state, and local involvement with schooling. We believe government has no role in financing, operating, or defining schooling, or even compelling attendance." (http://www.sepschool.org/misc/faq.html)
30th Percentile
American Association of University Women
E-Mail: info@aauw.org
1111 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 800-326-AAUW (2289)
Fax: 202-872-1425
TDD: 202/785-7777
"The American Association of University Women promotes education and equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change." (http://www.aauw.org/association/index.cfm)
60th Percentile Center for Education Reform
E-Mail: cer@edreform.com
1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 204
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-822-9000, 800-521-2118
Fax: 202-822-5077
"We provide reform-minded citizens and legislators with the tools necessary to implement change. And we are the most highly respected and vocal advocate for reform in the fast-growing national dialogue that is reshaping the landscape of American education. From Charter Schools to School Choice, from curriculum reform to increased accountability, CER is at the forefront of education reform in our country." (http://edreform.com/info/aboutcer.htm)
Education Sector
E-Mail: feedback form
1101 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-756-4944
Fax: 202-756-7446
"Education Sector is an independent education think tank. We are nonprofit and nonpartisan, both a dependable source of sound thinking on policy and an honest broker of evidence in key education debates. We produce original research and policy analysis and promote outstanding work by the nation's most respected education analysts." THINK TANK ( http://www.educationsector.org --> Who We Are)
  National Association for Bilingual Education
E-Mail: NABE@nabe.org
1030 15th St. NW, Suite 470
Washington, DC 20005
Fax: 202-789-2866
"Promoting educational excellence and equity through bilingual education, the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) is the only national organization exclusively concerned with the education of language-minority students in American schools." (http://www.nabe.org)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
E-Mail: naeyc@naeyc.org
1509 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-232-8777, 800-424-2460
Fax: 202-328-1846
"The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) exists for the purpose of leading and consolidating the efforts of individuals and groups working to achieve healthy development and constructive education for all young children. Primary attention is devoted to assuring the provision of high quality early childhood programs for young children." (http://www.naeyc.org/about/mission_statement.asp)
60th Percentile National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
26555 Evergreen Rd., Suite 400
Southfield, MI 48076
Phone: 248-351-4444
Fax: 248-351-4170
"The mission is to advance the quality of teaching and learning by: maintaining high and rigorous standards for what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do, providing a national voluntary system certifying teachers who meet these standards, and advocating related education reforms to integrate National Board Certification in American education and to capitalize on the expertise of National Board Certified Teachers." (http://www.nbpts.org/about/index.cfm)
60th Percentile National Center for Fair and Open Testing
E-Mail: Info@fairtest.org
342 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617-864-4810
Fax: 617-497-2224
"The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) is an advocacy organization working to end the abuses, misuses and flaws of standardized testing and ensure that evaluation of students and workers is fair, open, and educationally sound. We place special emphasis on eliminating the racial, class, gender, and cultural barriers to equal opportunity posed by standardized tests, and preventing their damage to the quality of education." (http://www.fairtest.org)