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U.S. Rep. Kline: Higher education reforms will open more doors to opportunity

Source: U.S. Education and the Workforce Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives Monday passed a number of bills that will strengthen higher education for students, parents, and taxpayers. These bipartisan reforms will empower students and families to make … Continue reading

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U.S. education secretary to testify on ESSA implementation

Source: U.S. Education and the Workforce Committee On Thursday, June 23, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Next Steps for K-12 Education: Examining Recent Efforts to Implement … Continue reading

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Acting education secretary to testify on U.S. Education Department priorities, next steps for K-12 reform

Source: U.S. Education and the Workforce Committee The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold two hearings this week featuring testimony from Dr. John B. King Jr., acting secretary of education. … 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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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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