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Federal Issues | Education

ESEA

classroomThe latest reincarnation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), was to be reauthorized by October 1, 2007, but Congress has not completed reauthorization. This page will provide the latest information on reauthorization.Continue

 

FEDERAL REGULATIONS

Federal regulations affect state education policy. NCSL comments on federal regulations to highlight the implications for states. 

HIGHER EDUCATION ACT

Authorization for the Higher Education Act expires at the end of 2013.  This federal law governs federal student loan programs and federal programs to promote college access and strengthen postsecondary education. Check back for information as Congress starts the reauthorization process. 

EDUCATION FEDERAL UPDATE

Staff in NCSL's Washington office provide you with the latest information on actions by Congress and the administration. Read the latest newsletter and be up to date on events in D.C.

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OVERVIEW | FEDERAL ISSUES

NCSL advocates for state flexiblity to ensure that our children are college and career ready, with the skills to fill 21st Century jobs. The Committee's policy directives and resolutions govern NCSL's positions on federal education issues.  

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  • Fall Forum PISA Discussion

    At the 2013 NCSL Fall Forum, Andreas Schleicher, alongside a panel including Mark Tucker, Carlos Contreras, and Randi Weingarten, presented and discussed the implications of the latest PISA scores for U.S. education policy.

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