Archives for May 2013

News-in-Brief – May 2013

ESEA to Move on Partisan Track Once again it appears the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA, currently known as No Child Left Behind) may be delayed, despite efforts at least in the Senate to reach agreement.  Senate HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN) began meeting in January to find common ground on a proposal that would move the long-overdue ESEA reauthorization forward.  Unfortunately, they have reached an impasse, and Senator Harkin plans to introduce a Democratic bill in June. The ESEA was on schedule to be reauthorized in 2007.  House… Read More »