This month’s Advocate provides a quick overview of where AASA stands and what it will mean for federal education policy decisions. Read more »


A new addition to AASA’s active lobbying portfolio is the Environmental Protection Agency and other facility-related issues. One recent issue regards fluorescent light ballasts containing Polychlorinated Biphenyls. This is a carcinogenic chemical that was used until 1979 as a fire retardant in light ballasts and has mostly been removed through routine maintenance and upgrades. Read more »