House Passes ESSA
In a rushed vote, the House passed the Every Student Succeeds Act, 359 – 64. The Senate is scheduled to vote next week, and the expectation is that it will sail through and be signed into law by President Obama shortly thereafter.
If you want to dig deeper into what’s inside the ESSA, here are few links that should help:
- This article from Education Week gives a good overview of the bill.
- Teacher/Blogger Mercedes Schneider has read the entire bill and written a couple of posts: 11th hour Observations and More Observations
- If you’d like to see it for yourself, you can peruse all 1,061 pages by clicking here.