DeVos Testifies on the Hill

DeVos Testifies on the Hill  On May 22nd, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos found herself defending the Trump Administration’s education priorities on Capitol Hill. She faced criticism from House Democrats on…

President Obama's Final State of the Union!

President Obama is set to deliver his final State of the Union (SOTU) address on Tuesday, January 12, 9:00 PM EST.  All major networks and cable news channels will be broadcasting…

Congress Avoids Another Shutdown Threat

Earlier this year, Congress passed its first continuing resolution (CR), which extended the budget deadline and funded the federal government through December 11. Despite creating more time to finalize a long-term deal spending…

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). …

ESEA Heads Towards Conference

Conference Committee Proceedings, Day 2 (Updated: 11/19/2015) Earlier this afternoon, ESEA Conferees voted 39-1 to approve a bicameral and bipartisan compromise to reauthorize ESEA. The lone “no” came from Senator…

Government Shutdown Averted!

UPDATE 10/1/2015:  With only seven hours to spare, last night the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution, funding the federal government through December 11 and avoiding another government shutdown.  The…