Tag Archives: ESEA reauthorization

Speaker Ryan’s Education Outlook; CTE Reauthorization; Department Publishes Cash Management/REPAYE Final Rules

Legislative Activity Speaker Ryan’s Education Outlook Last Thursday, the House voted to confirm the current House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) as the 54th Speaker of the House. Rep. Ryan is a 16-year veteran of the House and received the support of all but nine of his Republican colleagues. As Speaker Ryan took … Continue Reading

FY 2016 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Progress; ESEA Outlook; HEA Hearings

Legislative Activity Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Progresses Last Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies released its draft FY 2016 spending bill in advance of the Subcommittee’s markup the following day on June 17. This is the first time the House Labor-HHS-Education bill has been made public in three … Continue Reading

Student Data Privacy Legislation to be Introduced This Week

Legislative Activity Student Data Privacy Legislation to be Introduced This Week House Education and the Workforce Committee members Reps. Luke Messer (R-IN) and Jared Polis (D-CO) will introduce student data privacy legislation on Monday. The bill is largely based on the Student Privacy Pledge, formulated by the Future of Privacy Forum and the Software and … Continue Reading

House Vote on ESEA Postponed to This Week

Legislative Activity House Vote on ESEA Postponed to This Week The House will continue to consider its Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization bill – the Student Success Act (H.R. 5) – that was brought to the House floor last week. Last Thursday, House members began floor consideration of 44 amendments to the legislation— … Continue Reading

President Obama Withdraws Proposal to Tax 529 Plans

Legislative Activity Committee Passes the Strengthening Education through Research Act Last week, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee voted via voice vote to approve the Strengthening Education through Research Act (SETRA/S. 320). The bill would reauthorize the Education Sciences Reform Act (ESRA) to improve the federal education research structure and provide states … Continue Reading

Work Begins on ESEA Reauthorization; Other Education Priorities to Follow

Legislative Activity Work Begins on ESEA Reauthorization Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) recently released his draft Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization bill – the Every Child Ready for College or Career Act of 2015. Last week, the Senate HELP Committee held its first hearing on ESEA … Continue Reading
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