U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) discusses her thoughts on current efforts to reauthorize ESEA (No Child Left Behind) being debated in Congress.
In January last year, we reported about teachers at Garfield High School in Seattle taking a stand and refusing to administer the MAP test. Now, a year later, another high school in Seattle is taking a stand against the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium assessments. Yesterday afternoon the Nathan Hale Senate (functions as Building Leadership Team) […]
Washington, D.C.–American Principles in Action is calling on Congress to oppose S.227, the Strengthening Education through Research Act (SETRA), which would violate the privacy of millions of students and parents. SETRA is scheduled to be voted on Wednesday, February 25th in the U.S. House—even though the Senate has not yet voted on the bill. Congressional […]
Congressional Leadership Is Bull-Rushing Through HR5, the 600 Page Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind (rebranded the “Student Success Act”) The House votes on it this week. Call your Representative and call the Speaker of the House and tell them to vote “no” on HR 5! 202-224-3121. Below are just a few of the problems. […]