Jul 19
Jul 19, 2013
There are only a few more amendments pending to be debated; plus roll-call votes before the House votes on final passage of HR 5, the Student Success Act. The most significant amendment to be debated today (Friday, July 19th) is a public...
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Jul 17
Jul 17, 2013
On Thursday (July 18) the House is scheduled to begin debate on HR 5, the Student Success Act. This is the House Education and Workforce Committee passed bill to replace the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). NCLB was the last (rewriting) r...
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Jul 09
Jul 09, 2013
The Senatesubcommittee on education appropriations met and there are unofficial numbers showing increases for Title I, Head Start, and IDEA and other programs.  the full committee meets Thursday and official numbers will be released.   The...
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Jul 03
Jul 03, 2013
On July 9th the Senate Subcommittee on Appropriations for the Departments of Labor/Health and Human Services/Education will mark-up the FY 14 spending bill, it will then be taken up by the full Appropriations Committee on July 11th.  By tra...
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Jun 19
Jun 19, 2013
June 19th, in one of the fastest reauthorization mark-ups in history, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce marked-up and reported out of committee HR 5 the Student Success Act.  It was the subject of a handful of amendments.  ...
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Jun 18
Jun 18, 2013
June 18th - Secretary Duncan released a letter to the chief state school officers allowing them to apply for a one year waiver to the requirement embedded in the waiver requirements from No Child Left Behind that the states use the assessme...
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Jun 13
Jun 13, 2013
On Wednesday, June 12th the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee passed S. 1094 the Strengthening America's Schools Act of 2013 out of committee.  It was on a party line vote.  To read a summary of the measure go to the s...
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Jun 12
Jun 12, 2013
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) is working through a set of amendments to the chairman's base bill, S 1094, Strengthening America's Schools Act of 2013.  Most of the amends are passed or rejected on a pa...
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