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CONGRESS PASSES BILL FUNDING U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Education Funding Cut By $100 Million, But Bill Restores Funding for Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program Article

January 09, 2012

On December 23, 2011, President Obama signed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 spending bill that will provide $45.29 billion in discretionary funding for the U.S. Department of Education, a decrease of $100 million compared to FY 2011 and $3.5 billion less than the amount Obama requested in his FY 2012 budget.

ESEA ON THE WAY?: Alliance Webinar to Examine Prospects of Senate HELP Committee Bill Reaching—and Passing—the Full Senate Article

October 31, 2011

On Tuesday, November 1, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Alliance for Excellent Education will hold a webinar that will examine key changes in the bill that the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee passed to rewrite the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, currently known as No Child Left Behind.

EDUCATION FOR TOMORROW’S JOBS: New Legislation Would Combine Rigorous College Prep with Workplace Experience Article

October 17, 2011

On October 12, U.S. Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Judy Chu (D-CA) and Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Education for Tomorrow’s Jobs Act, which would combine rigorous college preparation with workplace experience in an effort to improve student engagement, academic achievement, and success after high school.

U.S. SENATORS HARKIN AND ENZI RELEASE DRAFT LANGUAGE TO REVISE NCLB: Senate Committee to Consider Draft Containing Important Provisions for Nation’s High Schools Article

October 17, 2011

On October 11, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee (HELP) Committee, released draft legislation to revise the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

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