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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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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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NSBA comments on ESEA framework

Source: National School Boards Association The National School Boards Association has provided comments to the House-Senate Conference Committee ESEA framework summary. Visit http://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 … Continue reading

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Keep in touch with Congress members over August recess

In August, members of Congress return to their hometowns to meet with constituents locally and in September, they return to Washington, D.C. By reaching out to your members of Congress while they are home, you are helping to influence their … Continue reading

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Thomas B. Fordham Institute concurs with NSBA: U.S. Department of Education not authorized to attach strings to ESEA waivers

Below are National School Boards Association Legislative Highlights from July 25, 2014: Thomas B. Fordham Institute Concurs with NSBA: USED Not Authorized to Attach Strings to ESEA Waivers On July 23, the Fordham Institute re-affirmed local school boards’ belief that the U.S. … Continue reading

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NSBA federal advocacy improves FCC policy on E-rate

Below are the National School Boards Association’s Legislative Highlights from July 14, 2014: NSBA federal advocacy improves FCC policy on E-Rate NSBA successfully advocated for changes in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed policy to modernize the E-Rate program for … Continue reading

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