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Bipartisan Bill Passed by Key Committee Would Strengthen Nation’s K-12 Education System
Senators Alexander and Murray have produced a positive framework for reauthorizing ESEA that will continue moving our country forward in the effort to ensure all our children receive a quality education.
Business Roundtable members believe that Congress must focus on ensuring all students graduate from high school with the tools necessary to succeed in college and careers.
I am writing to offer our views on H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which is scheduled to be marked up before the House Education and Workforce Committee on February 11, 2015.
Business Roundtable today released its principles for Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization and called on Congress and the President to create a bipartisan bill to update and improve K-12 education programs to ensure all high school graduates can succeed in college and careers.