The compromise framework for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) has not been made available for public perusal and the conferees are not being given enough time to go through it.
The letter sent to congressional education leaders responsible for bill was signed by 182 different state and local groups, education activists or officials.
Arne Duncan established a new rule that bars states from offering alternative standards and tests for almost all students with disabilities.
Take heart, you are making a difference. Take a collective breath, put some dirt on it, get back up and get back into the fight for sound education policy.
An amendment to S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, sponsored by U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) allowing parental opt-outs failed on a 32 to 64 vote.
There are 150 amendments to the Every Child Achieves Act which may not be debated on if a cloture vote is brought early this week.
There isn’t any shortage of amendments to S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, we have a running list of amendments thus far.
Passing H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, The Republican leadership in the US House of Representatives has worked a tremendous disservice on parents.
The U.S. House passed H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, with only Republican support, 218 to 213. 27 Republicans joined Democrats in opposition to the bill.
Today is a crucial day with bills offering a rewrite of No Child Left Behind. The Senate will continue debate on the S.1177, the House will take up H.R. 5.