Step-by-Step Easy Action Guide

Develepoed for Leagues Participating in the “Truth in Campaign Advertising” Project

Click here to listen to Meredith McGeehee discuss her work with LWV on the Truth in Campagin Advertising project.  In this short video, she discusses what YOU can do!

Sample Letter to the Editor

As part of this project, sample text for a letter to the editor has drafted for your use. Remember to replace the needed information (replace [locality] with your location or League name, etc.) You can download a word version of this text at the bottom of the page.

Federal Role in Public Education Position

The LWVUS Board approved a new Education position at the March 2012 Board meeting. The position is based on responses received from the 377 Leagues across the country who participated in the Education Study. The position states that “the League of Women Voters believes that the federal government shares with other levels of government the responsibility to provide an equitable, quality public education for all children pre-K through grade 12. A quality public education is essential for a strong, viable and sustainable democratic society and is a civil right.”

Surveying State Laws Addressing Privatization

As legislative approaches to privatization vary widely in the 50 states, this paper by Diane DiIanni (LWVTN), with an appendix by Ted Volskay (LWVSC), provides a broad survey and suggestions for researching a specific state's privatization laws.