Superintendents from across the country who represent the Large Countywide and Suburban District Consortium presented recommendations for a new federal education accountability framework to a bi-partisan group of U.S. Senators on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 on Capitol Hill.
This meeting was part of an ongoing discussion with Senate members about the reauthorization of ESEA and other major federal education laws.
School system leaders attending the meeting included: Alvin Wilbanks, Gwinnett County, Ga.; Josh Starr, Montgomery County, Md.; Pat Murphy, Arlington, County, Va.; Michael Hinojosa, Cobb County, Ga.; Jose Torres, U-46, Elgin, Ill.; and James Pohl, Virginia Beach, Va.