Post Tagged with: "Title I"

Principals Push Legislators for Changes to ESEA Bills

Education Daily reports that principals’ groups are pushing legislators for changes to the ESEA reauthorization proposals on Capitol Hill- the ESEA reauthorization discussion draft by Chairman Lamar Alexander, and the Student Success Act, H.R. 5, which is up for consideration by the House. AFSA, NAESP, NASSP have sent a letter to the Senate HELP Committee requesting a carve out of […]

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White House Not in Favor of House Republican’s NCLB Rewrite

According to POLITICO Pro, the White House released a report criticizing House Republican’s plan to rewrite No Child Left Behind (NCLB) stating that the combination of the bill’s spending levels and Title I portability provision would be extremely harmful to schools. The report says that the bill’s approach “is backwards and our teachers and kids deserve better.” Title I portability […]

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Senate HELP Committee Member Criticizes Title I Portability

Senate HELP Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray has stated that she is hoping Republicans will reconsider their proposal to make Title I funds portable in the reauthorization of No Child Left Behind (NCLB).   Murray disagrees with the proposal, saying she’s “focused on making sure every child has access to a quality education, no matter where they live how they […]

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ESEA Recommendations to Senate HELP Committee

ESEA Recommendations to Senate HELP Committee

Senator Lamar Alexander’s discussion draft to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) does not go nearly far enough in recognizing the role principals play in schools serving children from pre-kindergarten to grade 12, and providing them with the support they need to be successful.   In response AFSA, along with National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and National […]

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A Letter to the Senate HELP Committee: We Oppose Title I Portability

On Tuesday, January 26, AFSA, along with several other national education organizations, sent out a letter to members of the Senate HELP Commitee voicing their opinion on why are strongly opposed to a provision included in Senator Alexander’s discussion draft to reauthorize ESEA that would dismantle the Title I formula. The issue, providing states the option of making Title I […]

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Proposed Changes to NCLB Raise Major Concerns for Educators

On January 13, Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, released a discussion draft laying out his priorties to reauthorize ESEA. The discussion draft would revamp No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and significantly reduce the federal role in education. If the bill is passed, current funding structures would be changed by consolidating most programs […]

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