June 2013
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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Jun 06
Jun 06, 2013

House Education and Workforce Chairman Kline (R-MN) has introduced a proposal to replace the No Child Left Behind Act, the Student Success Act.  This 520 page bill can be found at:


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Jun 05
Jun 05, 2013

On June 5th, one week before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) is scheduled to markup (revise) the bill being introduced by Chairman Harkin (D-IA) and the committees Democrats, the chairman’s draft has be...

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