ASVAB Legislative Resources
Testimony of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland in Maryland's General Assembly, March 17, 2010.
The ACLU writes, "The distribution of the enormous amount of data collected on the ASVAB to military recruiters is a serious infringement on the privacy rights of those students."
ACLU MD Testimony.pdf
Testimony of the Maryland PTA in Maryland's General Assembly, March 3, 2010
"Maryland PTA supports SB778, which would prohibit the release of test scores of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery to military recruiters without the consent of the student or his or her parents."
Testimony of the NAACP Maryland State Conference in Maryland's General Assembly, March 3, 2010
"This legislation is about the simple idea that parents need to have the final say over the release of information regarding their children. This especially applies to black families and low income households whose children seem to be the target of military recruiters."
NAACP MD Testimony.pdf
Letter of Christopher Beveridge, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Commanding Officer, Baltimore Military Entrance Processing Station, April 7, 2010
Maryland's top recruiter writes, "Much of the rhetoric behind this bill is bent on disrupting any efforts to build, support, or sustain the military."
California Assembly Bill 2994 would have precluded the use of the ASVAB as a recruiting tool in California’s public schools.
The bill passed both houses of the California legislature with healthy majorities before being vetoed by Gov. Schwarzenegger.
NH Commissioner, NEA, NHCLU Letters.pdf
Governors in seven states have made ASVAB proclamations urging educators in their states to test all students. These proclamations fail to mention that the primary purpose of the ASVAB program
Alaska ASVAB Proclamation
Alabama ASVAB Proclamation
South Carolina ASVAB Proclamation
Michigan ASVAB Proclamation
Nebraska ASVAB Proclamation
North Carolina ASVAB Proclamation
North Dakota ASVAB Proclamation