ESEA

Source: U.S. Department of Education  The U.S. Secretary of Education is soliciting advice and recommendations from interested parties prior to publishing proposed regulations to implement programs under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. Programs under Title I are designed to help disadvantaged children meet high academic…

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…

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…

The Minnesota House Education Policy Innovation Committee is meeting 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 1, in Room 200 of the State Office Building in St. Paul. The committee will  discuss a number of topics: Civics test MMR update World’s Best Workforce update Comments on authorization of ESEA. Visit http://www.house.mn/htv/schedule.asp to access…

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…

Source: U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee Today, the House-Senate conference committee reached agreement on a proposal to improve K-12 education and replace No Child Left Behind. The agreement represents a compromise between the House-passed Student Success Act (H.R. 5) and the Senate-passed Every Child Achieves Act of 2015…

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…

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