ESSA Negotiated Rulemaking Begins

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Education’s Negotiated Rulemaking Committee held its first series of meetings to discuss regulation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The negotiated rule…

President Obama to Sign ESSA

In just moments after the Senate’s passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the White House confirmed that President Obama will sign the bill into law TODAY (Thursday, December 10)…

House to Vote on ESEA Re-authorization Today

Today, as anticipated, the House of Representatives will vote on the conference report for the re-authorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act, named the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The House…

TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Pass ESEA!

This campaign has now passed. Visit this page for updates.   Last week, prior to Thanksgiving, Congress reached a compromise agreement to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). …

Speaker John Boehner Announces Resignation

  Surprising many today, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH-8) announced his resignation from Congress. Boehner will be ending his five-year term as Speaker at the end of October;…

Another Government Shutdown Imminent?

  UPDATE – 9/25/2015 Today, Speaker of the House John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress and his leadership position.  See our latest article on how this effects the shutdown…