Category Archives: 2015 U.S. Congress

President Obama signs Every Student Succeeds Act

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. … Continue reading

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Watch President Obama discuss, sign new federal education bill

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. … Continue reading

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What they are saying about NCLB replacement bill

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 … Continue reading

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MSBA praises Senate’s passage of NCLB replacement 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 … Continue reading

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Minnesota Sen. Franken delivers speech in support of new education law

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 … Continue reading

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Tell your U.S. senators to vote YES on the Every Student Succeeds Act

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. … Continue reading

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Education bill heads to U.S. Senate on Tuesday

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 … Continue reading

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