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.
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.
Several months ago the U.S. House tried to pass HR 5, until the effort was derailed by conservative outrage, it’s back and scheduled for a vote next week.
There is a coordinated Twitter rally to Stop HR 5, the Student Success Act, expected to be reintroduced anytime. It will last from 9pm – 11p EST tonight.
U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray say they have made progress negotiating about reauthorizing No Child Left Behind, they should kill it instead.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) discusses her thoughts on current efforts to reauthorize ESEA (No Child Left Behind) being debated in Congress.