Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap Up – July 6, 2015

A quick look at the news from last week, compiled by Penn Hill Group: 


The House Committee on Rules will meet for a second time to consider H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), on Tuesday, July 7 at 5:00 p.m. Education Week reported this could lead to House floor consideration and a vote on this legislation as early as Wednesday, July 8.

The House was in recess last week, they will return Tuesday, July 7.


The Senate will begin consideration of S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, which reauthorizes ESEA, on Tuesday, July 7.

The Senate was in recess last week, they will return Tuesday, July 7.


The U.S. Department of Education released “A Set of Family Rights,” outlining the Administration’s view on what families should expect for their child’s education.