“NO” on No Child Left Behind Reauthorization (S. 1177)

“NO” on No Child Left Behind Reauthorization (S. 1177)

“NO” on No Child Left Behind Reauthorization (S. 1177) Via Heritage - This week, the House will vote on the conference report for S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This long sought-after revision of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) falls well short in rolling back federal intervention in education, and in many ways represents a step backwards for conservative education policy. Last December, The Heritage Foundation’s Lindsey Burke put forward four crucial benchmarks for any overhaul of No Child Left Behind. ESSA falls well short on each and every requirement. Importantly for … [Read more...]