When will the long overdue reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the law known for many years as No Child Left Behind, finally happen? Speculation has been swirling in education policy circles.
We are watching with interest, hope and genuine concern as the U.S. Department of Education sends signals about what it would like to see in the law, and what steps it will take if Congress continues to put off reauthorization. Stay informed with our ongoing coverage of early learning issues in ESEA reauthorization, our recommendations to policy makers, our op-eds and presentations, and our list of resources and recommendations from the U.S. Department of Ed and various membership and advocacy organizations.
Consensus recommendations to policy makers (drafting led by Early Education Initiative)
May 7, 2010: Consensus Recommendations to the Senate HELP Committee
March 26, 2010: Consensus Recommendations to the U.S. House's Ed & Labor Committee
Op-eds, issue briefs, presentations and other commentary
Resources from other groups, including the U.S. Department of Ed