Public Private Action also produces the widely respected "Fritzwire" which is the only national education email newsletter. It provided current information on education and related legislation, Congressional hearings, meetings, conferences, new information on research, and job opportunities. The newsletter has a very broad nation-wide audience that includes association, elected officials; Congressional, federal, state and local education agency officials and staff; local and state government staff; business and organization leadership; foundations; university faculty; reporters; policy makers and researchers; bloggers; and individuals.

Fritzwire Information

Fritzwire is sent out daily and is the leading email education newsletter in the country.  It is a no cost newsletter.  It is sponsored by Widmeyer Communications.  Current subcribership is over 2,000 with an estimated total distribution of over 10,000.   Many subscribers forward Fritzwire to their colleagues and friends as well as copy all or parts to a blog. 

Topics and areas covered in Fritzwire are Federal legislation and Hill activity; hearings meetings and other items of interest; other information including new publications; websites and information on the stimulus package; and job opportunities.

Prior to the new Constant Contact format and distribution, AACRAO hosted Fritzwire in a simple word format and distributed it for over 2 years. The data base is owned by Fritz Edelstein.

Previous Fritzwires can be accessed from the archives on this website.

Contact Information:
Fritz Edelstein
Public Private Action
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Third Floor, Suite B
Washington, DC 20036
202-552-4305 direct