On July 16, the Senate passed, 81-17, the Every Child Achieves Act (S. 1177). The Senate began its consideration of the legislation last week (see The Source, 7/10/15); the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee approved the measure on April 16 (see The Source, 4/17/15).
The bill would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (P.L. 107-110), also known as No Child Left Behind, and give states, local governments, and school districts increased autonomy over education standards and systems.
The House approved its version of the legislation, the Student Success Act (H.R. 5), on July 8 (see The Source, 7/10/15).
During its consideration of the bill, the Senate adopted the following amendments: