July 2015
Jul 24, 2015

Ten different education advocacy groups sent a letter to House and Senate leaders this week urging both chambers to continue the momentum on reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Both chambers have passed their o...

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Jul 21, 2015

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, as reported in the New York Times, July 21, 2015

 

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation's...

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Jul 17, 2015

Education advocates across the country are in a state of disbelief as both the House and Senate have now passed legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  However, the two bills must now be reconciled wit...

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Jul 17, 2015

After nearly two weeks of debate and considering dozens of amendments, the Senate passed the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA) by a vote of 81-17.  The bill reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), but backs away from t...

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Jul 13, 2015

After nearly nine years of failed attempts and false starts, the U.S. House of Representatives managed to pass, in just one day, a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  GOP leaders originally attempted to br...

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Jul 09, 2015

Born out of a sincere desire to collaborate on meaningful work, the International Literacy Association (ILA) and the National Title I Association (NASTID) have initiated planning on a small-scale pilot project which will target schools with...

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