Motion to proceed to consideration of S. 744, #immigration bill, passes Senate by 84-15. Getting right into amendments.
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Posted: August 08, 2011 in News & Press Releases
With Congress having failed to renew the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the Obama Administration is making a reasonable and educationally sound decision to issue waivers from the law to qualifying states.
Posted: July 19, 2011 in Executive Speeches
Posted: June 30, 2011 in Hearings & Letters
Posted: June 30, 2011 in News & Press Releases
Among the organizations endorsing the TIME Act and signing letters of support are both of the national teachers’ unions – the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers – and the leading organization representing school management – the Association of School Administrators. Additionally, The Business Roundtable, NewSchools Venture Fund, Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights, NAACP, National Association of State Boards of Education, and Stand for Children all actively voiced their support for expanding learning time for children in high-poverty communities.
Posted: June 20, 2011 in Hearings & Letters