Archives for June 2011

News-in-Brief – June 2011

House ESEA Reauthorization Bills Move Forward While the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee continues to work to bring an Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization bill to a committee mark up, the House has begun to consider a series of smaller bills. The first bill, Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act (H.R. 1891), passed the House in May. Two other bills are under discussion right now, a charter schools bills and a bill on funding flexibility. H.R. 1891 would repeal the authorizations of 43 education programs which are part of the ESEA, including the Even… Read More »