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Sources: House and Senate Negotiators Have Reached Preliminary ESEA Deal
Politics K-12/Ed Week | 11/12/15
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The Contours of an ESEA Deal Are In Sight
Education Next blog| 7/22/15
On Thursday evening, Alyson Klein of Politics K-12 broke the news that
After weeks of long and hard negotiations, House and Senate lawmakers have reached preliminary agreement on a bill for the long-stalled reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act, multiple sources say.
The agreement will set the stage for an official conference committee, which would likely kick off next week. The legislation could be on the floor of the House and Senate by the end of this month, or early next, sources say.
The details of the agreement are not available yet.
Earlier this year, in “The Contours of an ESEA Deal Are In Sight,” Mike Petrilli identified the elements of the existing law that are likely to survive, likely to be eliminated, and up in the air.