Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Representing California’s 46th Congressional District
STATEMENT, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Barb Solish, 202-226-8373, Barb.Solish@mail.house.gov
REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ’S AMENDMENT TO STRENGTHEN CHARTER SCHOOLS WITH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT PASSES
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of her amendment to H.R. 10, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act. The amendment was adopted and H.R. 10 was subsequently passed. Rep. Sanchez’s amendment will require state entities to report how charter school programs encourage community involvement in the planning and opening of additional charter schools. Below are her transcribed remarks and a link to the video.