Archives for November 2011

News-in-Brief – November 2011

Senate HELP Committee Passes ESEA Bill On October 21, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed a comprehensive bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA, currently known as No Child Left Behind). All Democrats, joined by three Republican senators, Enzi (WY), Alexander (TN), and Kirk (IL), voted for the bill. LDA produced recommendations for the reauthorization of ESEA in 2007 and has updated them several times over the course of the last few years. These recommendations have been shared and discussed with all members of the Senate and House education committees, and LDA staff… Read More »