A bipartisan measure authored by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., has awaited floor debate for weeks, but has been passed over in favor of other priorities.
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June 23, 2015
June 22, 2015
Seeking the union's endorsement means answering questions on everything from vouchers to testing to the minimum wage.
June 18, 2015
Two more candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, made their case to the union Thursday.
June 08, 2015
It's hard to discern the shape the Democratic candidate for president's K-12 policies might take from her rhetoric on standards and assessments.
May 01, 2015
The National Education Association signaled its support for a bill introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., that would repeal the tax, which goes into effect in 2018.
April 30, 2015
Fearing its members will be penalized, the union wants to eliminate the tax on high-cost health-care plans
April 22, 2015
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., introduced legislation Tuesday that would roll back the current annual testing schedule in rewriting the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
April 15, 2015
A first look at the 1.6 million-member union's take on the Senate's draft bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act.
April 13, 2015
The 3 million-member union wants a revised law to push harder on exposing and rectifying inequities in funding and teacher quality.
April 09, 2015
The last time the Senate voted on a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act was when it debated the No Child Left Behind Act back in 2001, meaning most current senators have never cast a vote on K-12 law.