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Senate Passes ESSA, President Obama to Sign Bill into Law Tomorrow, Dec. 10

On Weds. Dec. 9, the Senate approved the bill to reauthorize No Child Left Behind by a vote of 85 to 12, and President Obama is expected to sign the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law tomorrow, ending the … Continue reading

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House of Reps Set to Vote on NCLB Bill Today: Updated December 3, 2015

December 3, 2015 Update The House of Representatives voted 369 to 64 late on Wednesday, December 2, to approve the Every Student Succeeds Act, the federal education law which will replace the No Child Left Behind Act. The bill now … Continue reading

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NCLB Reauthorization Moves Forward; New Ed Law Possible by Christmas

No Child Left Behind is closer to becoming history. Earlier this week House and Senate education leaders announced they had come to an agreement on the major differences between the House-passed (H.R. 5) and Senate-passed (S.1177) bills to reauthorize No … Continue reading

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Will STEM Education Be the Child Left Behind? NSTA Legislative Update

Last week in the Senate, Senators Franken and Kirk circulated a Dear Colleague letter addressed to the ESEA conference leaders, asking them to include the Senate language they introduced (and was passed) in the Senate bill that includes targeted funding … Continue reading

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Update on No Child Left Behind Reauthorization

The hot parlor game recently among education advocates is whether the reauthorized version of No Child Left Behind will make it across the finish line this fall amid the turmoil in Congress and the unexpected departure of Education Secretary Arne … Continue reading

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House Speaker Boehner Resigns, What Now for No Child Left Behind?

On Friday, September 25, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner resigned from Congress effective at the end of October. This action caught everyone by surprise. With the Republican party in flux, the pundits are debating what will become of the … Continue reading

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NSTA Legislative Update: What’s Ahead for No Child Left Behind?

What’s ahead for No Child Left Behind (NCLB)? That’s the question education advocates are asking as Congress returns to work following a five-week summer break faced with a full slate of issues to address, including the threat of a government … Continue reading

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House and Senate Leaders Begin Work to Reconcile Education Bills to Replace No Child Left Behind: NSTA Legislative Update for July 31, 2015

Work has officially begun on the conference bill to resolve the differences in the House (H.R. 5, the Student Success Act) and Senate (S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015) bills to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education … Continue reading

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Senate Debates NCLB; House Passes NCLB Rewrite Legislation, Student Success Act

This past week the full Senate began work to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would replace No Child Left Behind, first signed into law 14 years ago and scheduled for … Continue reading

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NSTA Legislative Update—ESEA (No Child Left Behind) Reauthorization Bill Scheduled for Senate Action July 7

The Senate debate on the reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act (known as No Child Left Behind) could start on July 7. According to Education Week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has officially scheduled the bill—the Every Child Achieves Act … Continue reading

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