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House-Senate Conference Committee approves framework to improve K-12 education

Source: U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee

Today, the House-Senate conference committee reached agreement on a proposal to improve K-12 education and replace No Child Left Behind… 529 more words

Rep. Kline, Sen. Franken representing Minnesota on NCLB rewrite committee

Minnesota politicians Rep. John Kline and Sen. Al Franken are both serving on the House-Senate Conference Committee that is working to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) aka the No Child Left Behind Law… 49 more words

ESEA Reauthorization: What's in the Box?

Addendum 11-19-15: After only about an hour and a half, the conference committee concluded its meeting on 11-19-15 and said okay to the “framework” apparently with only a few superficial amendments. 620 more words

High-stakes Testing

House Conferees named for ESEA Conference Committee

Source: National School Boards Association

The 17 House Conferees were just named for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Conference Committee and they include:  … 96 more words

Radio Show Host Lewis Enters Minnesota Congressional Race

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Conservative talk radio show host Jason Lewis joined the race Monday for an up-for-grabs Minnesota congressional seat with a video promoting smaller government and relaxed regulations. 200 more words


Amid GOP turmoil in DC, John Kline's name is linked to 'caretaker' Speaker role

U.S. Rep. John Kline of Minnesota is being linked to a possible caretaker position as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, ahead of the resignation of John Boehner. 267 more words


3rd Republican Joins Hunt For Minnesota Congressional Seat

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former Republican legislator is running for a Minnesota congressional seat long held by her party that is deemed competitive amid the incumbent’s retirement. 124 more words