Topic: Every Student Succeeds Act

An Idea Whose Time Has Come—Community Schools

One of the many positive features of the new federal law on elementary and secondary education, the Every Student Succeeds Act, is its inclusion of the Full-Service Community Schools program in Title IV under the heading of "Community Support for School Success." The measure’s principal author, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland), noted the legislation will encourage the expansion of the full-service...

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NCLB Is No More—Major Provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act

A bipartisan rejection of the deeply flawed No Child Left Behind Act was celebrated at the White House on Thursday, as President Obama wasted no time in signing the successor to NCLB just a day after final passage by Congress. The new version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will be known as the Every Student Succeeds Act, or...

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Take NCLB Rewrite Across the Finish Line—Contact Your U.S. Senators

Help finish off the No Child Left Behind Act and open the door to a more rational approach to assessment and accountability! Last week the U.S. House voted overwhelmingly (359 to 64) to overhaul NCLB. This week please urge the U.S. Senate to follow suit. Write to your senators and ask them to vote YES on the Every Student Succeeds Act....

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