If U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) truly cared about ending the “national school board” he would have let NCLB sunset instead of trying to “fix it.”
Mary Byrne with Jane Robbins release a new paper on ESSA: “The Patience, Privacy, Power, Politics, and Pensions Behind the Every Student Succeeds Act.”
With U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander’s past with the Secretary of Education nominees, John B. King should expect a love fest, not a tough confirmation process.
Peter Cunningham writes that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) mandates the very thing Lamar Alexander railed against – Common Core.
If bipartisanship brings us horrible bills like the Every Student Succeeds Act then it would have been better for Republicans to be more partisan.
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 letter sent to congressional education leaders responsible for bill was signed by 182 different state and local groups, education activists or officials.
The U.S. Senate passed S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, on a 81 to 17 vote on Thursday afternoon spending seven days debating the bill.
S. 1177 retains the 17 NCLB mandated annual tests in grades 3-12 and includes of student test performance in state accountability systems.
Below is a press release from the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions announcing a bipartisan agreement on a fix for No Child Left Behind today. From the press release it seems to be headed in the right direction, but the devil is in the details. So I’m withholding further comment until I’ve […]