GOP lawmakers on the House education committee are likely to write a Republican-only version of a bill renewing the Elementary and Secondary Education, a House GOP aide said.
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December 15, 2011
November 11, 2011
A group of House lawmakers from areas with many Asian, African-American, and Hispanic students want performance targets for various student subgroups in any ESEA rewrite.
November 08, 2011
A chief Democratic sponsor of the measure cast it as an important, but imperfect compromise, while Republicans said it wouldn't do enough to rein in the federal role in education.
November 04, 2011
A bill to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act faces a crowded Senate calendar worry over some provisions, as some keep an eye on the House.
October 20, 2011
The Senate education committee rejects an effort to change assessments and standards for students with disabilities and debates options for low-performing schools in the second day of markup on an ESEA reauthorization bill.
October 19, 2011
A broad basket of groups officially comes out against the ESEA reauthorization bill proposed by U.S. Sens. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyo., objecting chiefly to the bill's accountability provisions.
October 19, 2011
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., says lawmakers haven't had enough time to digest the more-than 800-page bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
October 17, 2011
The latest ESEA renewal draft would require only districts that participate in the Teacher Incentive Fund to develop mandatory teacher evaluation systems.
October 11, 2011
Proposed legislation would eliminate the 2013-14 deadline for bringing all students to proficiency in math and reading, but keep the law's testing regime in place.
October 06, 2011
A draft NCLB proposal would put a strong federal focus on the lowest-performing schools and those with big achievement gaps.