Big news! After 14 years of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the beginning of a new era is at hand. Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a final conference report ushering in the beginning of a new acronym, ESSA, the Every Student Succeeds Act as the new federal K-12 education law.
The vote was 359-64.
Next stop is a vote in the U.S. Senate and the President’s desk by year-end.
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Please Take two minutes now to help get the bill over the finish line by contacting your Senators with this customizable message. Please ask them to support the conference report. A vote is anticipated during the week of December 7th.