2015 U.S. Congress

Yesterday in an historic milestone for local governance and Minnesota’s local school board members, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law. ESSA is the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. With the signing of this bill, we have rewritten the…

Visit https://youtu.be/N9CUvaexMpM?t=44m18s to view today’s video footage of President Barack Obama discussing and then signing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA replaces the No Child Left Behind Act. Visit https://www.nsba.org/newsroom/president-obama-signs-every-student-succeeds-act for a press release from the National School Boards Association.  

The U.S. Senate passed the new federal education bill (the Every Student Succeeds Act) Wednesday — after the U.S. House passed it the previous week. Now, the bill is expected to be signed today by President Barack Obama. Check out the links below for a roundup of stories and reactions…

MSBA is delighted to announce that the U.S. Senate just passed a bill today to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (aka No Child Left Behind). The Senate approved the new federal K-12 education bill — the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) — on a 85-12 vote. The U.S. House…

Source: Office of Al Franken In a speech delivered Tuesday on the U.S. Senate floor, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) urged his Senate colleagues to pass a reform to “No Child Left Behind,” which has governed K-12 education in our country for the past 13 years. The Senate is expected to…

On December 2, the U.S. House of Representatives took the first step in reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) — also known as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) — by passing a new federal education bill. Now it is the U.S. Senate’s turn to approve this…

Source: Politico Pro The U.S. Senate plans to take up the No Child Left Behind replacement bill — the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) — on Tuesday said Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Alexander also reiterated his confidence that the NCLB replacement will…

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan, bicameral bill Wednesday by a vote of 359-64 to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, now known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (S.1177). MSBA applauds the work to create the Every Student Succeeds. MSBA has been working with U.S.…

Here is what news services are reporting about the ongoing ESEA (aka NCLB) reauthorization process. The Associated Press: Rep. Kline, Sen. Franken back rewrite of No Child Left Behind Act Politico: Congress set to dump NCLB Roll Call: There’s something for everyone in neatly wrapped education bill St. Paul Pioneer…

Source: U.S. Education and the Workforce Committee Today bipartisan leaders on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions released the final legislative text for improving K-12 education and replacing No Child Left Behind. The final bill is being released…

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