Category Archives: Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Congressional leaders file bill to fund education through rest of fiscal year

Source: National School Boards Association This morning, congressional leaders filed a consolidated appropriations bill (H.R. 244) to fund education and other programs throughout the remainder of fiscal year 2017. Access the text of the bill for the Departments of Labor, … 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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MSBA applauds U.S. House’s passage of ESEA replacement bill

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 … Continue reading

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House-Senate Conference Committee approves framework to improve K-12 education

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. … Continue reading

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Rep. Kline, Sen. Franken representing Minnesota on NCLB rewrite committee

Minnesota politicians Rep. John Kline and Sen. Al Franken are both serving on the House-Senate Conference Committee that is working to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) aka the No Child Left Behind Law. The committee met yesterday … Continue reading

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House Conferees named for ESEA Conference Committee

Source: National School Boards Association The 17 House Conferees were just named for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Conference Committee and they include:    The Republican conferees include: Chairman Rep. John Kline (Minnesota); Rep. Virginia Foxx (North Carolina); Rep. Luke … Continue reading

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