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Advocacy Tools by Issue

UEN is continuously working to locate or develop tools to help you advocate successfully for issues important to urban schools. Follow the links below to find tools to use for advocacy on a particular issue. If you find resources that are helpful or have ideas for tools that should be developed, please share them with us.


(More information coming soon)


Current UEN Legislative Priorities

Invest in Iowa's Future (School Funding)

Student Opportunity Equity, including english-language learners, preschool, low-income and at-risk students

Teacher, Administrator, Staff Shortage

Mental Health Services

District Authority


Other Issues Important to UEN

Public School Priority / School Choice

COVID-19 Learning Loss

Diversity Plans, Open Enrollment and Poverty Trends