the U.S. Senate voted in favor – 85 to 12 – to pass the Every Student Achieves Act, the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that replaces No Child Left Behind.
The ESEA reauthorization conference report, S.1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) advanced in the U.S. Senate on a 84 to 12 cloture vote.
The candidates in Louisiana’s governor’s race are anti-Common Core, but with the courts putting the ball in the BESE’s court don’t expect any changes soon.
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) released a campaign commercial focused on his opposition to Common Core in Louisiana’s gubernatorial race.
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) introduced the “Student Privacy Protection Act,” a bill that amends the General Education Provisions Act.
The U.S. Senate today passed the Local Control of Education Act, sponsored by U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-Louisiana), as a budget amendment.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has blocked Senator David Vitter’s (R-LA) Common Core legislation from being attached to the CRomnibus bill.
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) introduced S. 2967 in the U.S. Senate this bill is meant to curb the growing federal intrusion into education.
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) who plans to run for Governor in Louisiana announced yesterday that he is against Common Core. Below is a statement he made explaining why he changed his mind: Four months ago, I said that I supported strong standards like the Common Core standards Louisiana has adopted. But I said that […]
Early last month U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) said that he strongly supports the Common Core in his state putting him at odds with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal who signed an executive order pulling his state out of Common Core and PARCC, only to have that action blocked in court. Jindal has since filed a […]