The groups, 47 in all, sent a letter to Senate leaders asking them to get moving already on ESEA reauthorization.
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December 02, 2013
November 03, 2013
The requirement of teachers being "highly qualified" under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has been rendered meaningless by the latest action of Congress. They inserted a "loophole" for Teach For America that basically makes everyone highly qualified when they are not.
September 23, 2013
Marc Tucker reflects on why our increasing access to education has decreased while the amount of money we pour into schools and colleges has only increased.
September 13, 2013
Groups including the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State School Officers are strongly urging an NCLB reauthorization.
September 09, 2013
Congress is back in town this week, but education legislation is likely to remain on the back burner in both chambers for the next month.
August 26, 2013
Efforts to reauthorize the federal education research law may be gaining traction in the House.
August 12, 2013
The Federal government has carved away any state role in administering these programs, and this has been done deliberately as a way to cut side deals with districts in states like California
July 20, 2013
The amendment to the Student Success Act, the U.S. House re-authorization bill for ESEA, prohibits the federal government from mandating teacher evaluations. This should be applauded because the federal government has no business telling local employers how to evaluate their employees.
July 19, 2013
The ESEA bill would allow Title I funds to follow students to the school of their choice, including charter schools.
July 18, 2013
A large coalition of advocacy groups for Hispanic students and English-learners are urging members of Congress to vote against a Republican rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.