Articles about "ELP"

Oct 23, 2017

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted on Wednesday to approve President Trump’s nominee for General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education – Carlos Muñiz – along with a number of nominees for other...

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Jun 28, 2017

Dear State Assessment Directors and Title I Directors,

 

I am writing to provide information to States about the implementation of provisions regarding English language proficiency (ELP) standards and assessments in Title I of the Eleme...

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May 19, 2017

The 2018 Conference schedule features more than one hundred sessions focused on economic, social, emotional, language, and cognitive barriers that may impede a student's right to earn an education. This year's Conference theme, Liberty to L...

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At a Senate Committee hearing Wednesday on implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) continued to express his disapproval of the U.S. Depar...

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Mar 14, 2016

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted 16 to 6 in favor of approving John King’s nomination as Secretary of Education Wednesday morning.  King received support from all Democrats on the Committee, but a ...

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May 19, 2015

Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee introduced the Strong Start for America’s Children Act, legislation that would expand quality preschool programs. ...

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Apr 10, 2015

On Tuesday, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) released new legislation designed to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act...

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Jan 21, 2015

Early this week, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) released a draft of a bill that would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  The bill, tentatively titl...

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