On Tuesday Senate HELP Chairman Alexander released his 387 page ESEA reauthorization discussion draft, entitled “Every Child Ready for College or Career Act of 2015.” Alexander is soliciting feedback on his staff discussion draft by Monday, February 2, at: FixingNCLB@help.senate.gov. Alexander will also be sponsoring a hearing, “Fixing No Child Left Behind: Testing and Accountability,” on Wednesday, January 21.
CEC is concerned about the lack of strong accountability measures for children with disabilities in the Alexander draft. Stay tuned for CEC’s ESEA reauthorization feedback.
Senator Murray, Ranking Chair of the HELP Committee outlined her “ESEA Principles” on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.