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Afternoon Announcements: House Debates No Child Left Behind Rewrite

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July 19, 2013 04:11 pm


The Student Success Act, the House version of the No Child Left Behind, would strike many of the key provisions of No Child Left Behind and kill several of the Obama administration’s education programs. Republicans widely backed the bill yesterday on the House floor. Politico 

Debating the ESEA reauthorization bill on the House floor yesterday, conservative lawmakers won a big concession on teacher-evaluations. Under the change, states and school districts wouldn’t be required to base teacher evaluations systems on student outcomes. Politics K-12 

A nice overview of the proceedings on the House floor yesterday – including a run down of House-backed version of the bill. New York Times 

A new survey looks at engagement levels among young professionals with a college degree and those without. Workforce members with a college degree, the survey found, tend to be less engaged than those without because they don’t settle down as easily and are constantly job hopping.Inside Higher Ed Read Entire Post


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