Lengthy Floor Debate Looms for U.S. Senate Over ESEA Rewrite

Camera, Lauren
July 2015
Education Week;7/8/2015, Vol. 34 Issue 36, p17
The article discusses a forthcoming debate on a proposed bipartisan revision of the U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 in the U.S. Senate. Among the changes proposed in the revision are the elimination of the adequate yearly progress accountability system. According to the author, legislators are likely to propose several amendments to the bill. Topics discussed include federal Title I funding, bullying, and background checks.


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