ESEA reauthorization bill

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…

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…

Source: National School Boards Association The National School Boards Association has provided comments to the House-Senate Conference Committee ESEA framework summary. Visit https://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/PDFs/ESEA-FrameworkSummary.pdf to view the summary. Today’s meeting is ongoing and can be viewed live at https://youtu.be/ksof-4NGqWQ. The ESEA framework summary reaffirms the vital role that locally elected bodies…

Source: The Washington Post Congressional negotiators have struck a tentative deal to replace No Child Left Behind, the main federal K-12 education law, by shifting authority for schools to states and freeing them from many federal demands that have been in place for 13 years. The deal largely follows the…

Source: National School Boards Association Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) was elected today to serve as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) looks forward to working with Speaker Ryan during his tenure to advance priorities critical to the success of our nation’s public…

Source: National School Boards Association History has been made this afternoon as the U.S. Senate successfully voted on and passed S. 1177, the bipartisan Every Child Achieves Act, to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  S. 1177 just passed by a roll call vote of 81-17.  The National…

Source: National School Boards Association The U.S. Senate is currently scheduled to resume consideration of S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) today at 10:30 a.m. Several more notable amendments could be considered, including: (1) Burr SA #2219, Title I formula…

The U.S House and U.S. Senate are working on reauthorizing the Elementary and Second Education Act (ESEA). School board members are encouraged to contact their federal legislators regarding this legislation. Please visit the National School Boards Association’s Legislative Action Center at https://www.nsba.org/advocacy/take-action to send an email to your legislators. (Click…

In early June, the U.S. Senate may consider their version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) bill, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (S. 1177), after senators return to Capitol Hill from their Memorial Day/State Work Period. Congress is working to pass a modernized ESEA reauthorization out…

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