Wednesday's big bipartisan vote marks final passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, and sends it to President Barack Obama, who is expected to sign it Thursday.
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December 09, 2015
December 08, 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act would include key Obama administration priorities, such as pre-K, but not others, such as dramatic school turnarounds and teacher evaluation through student outcomes.
December 07, 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act would be a big departure from the waivers when it comes to subgroup accountability, teacher evaluations, opportunity to learn indicators, and standards.
December 03, 2015
For years, congressional lawmakers have sought a posthumous pardon for Johnson, who was the target of racially motivated backlash early in the 20th century.
December 02, 2015
Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Republicans obstructed past efforts to rewrite the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Actually, it's a lot more complicated than that.
December 01, 2015
Thirty-six disability, civil rights, education, and other organizations—including the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights—offered a measured endorsement of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
November 30, 2015
The National Governors Association gave the legislation its "full endorsement," the first time the group has given a federal bill that kind of backing since 1996.
November 29, 2015
Click here for late stage draft of the actual bill that could become the latest iteration of the ESEA, the Every Student Succeeds Act or ESSA.
November 24, 2015
In the past, big-name researchers of traits like grit, persistence, and growth mindsets have all said such factors should not be measured for accountability purposes.
November 23, 2015
There's a test-participation requirement in the draft to reauthorize federal education law, but that doesn't tell the full story.