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Jim Cooper's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5

Education

2013 American Library Association - Positions 11%
2012 American Library Association - Positions 25%
2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Legislation Evaluation (House Only) 25%
2011-2012 American Federation of Teachers - Positions 80%
2011-2012 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 30%
2011-2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 28%
2011 American Library Association - Positions 22%
2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 70%
2010 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 40%
2010 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 100%
2009-2010 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 29%
2009 American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education - Positions 0%
2009 American Library Association - Positions 13%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 50%
2009 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - U.S. House Score 100%
2008 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 70%
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 39%
2007 American Library Association - Positions 10%
2007 Association For Supervision and Curriculum Development - Positions 75%
2007 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 100%
2005 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 50%
2003 American Library Association - Positions 100%

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