NGA, as part of the State and Local Governance Coalition, urged Congressional leadership to reauthorize of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The letter, signed by executive directors of ten state and local associations, recognizes the need to make the nation’s education system a “must pass” legislative priority. With bills passed by committees in both the House and the Senate, urgent floor action is needed to accomplish reauthorization before the 112th Congress adjourns.