NCLB reauthorization update
- This update is courtesy of the National Down Syndrome Congress:No Child Left Behind Bill ReleasedSenator Tom Harkin (D.IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee has released language for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), formerly known as No Child Left Behind. Mark-up of the bill is scheduled for next week, October 18th.NDSC continues to advocate for access to the general curriculum, strict accountability for teachers and school districts and inclusion in all aspects of the general classroom. The full language, including a redline markup, can be found on the HELP website in the lower right hand corner: http://help.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=b4d24a56-5056-9502-5d73-a45a120b096b.
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