Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap Up – December 14, 2015

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


The Senate passed S.1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) by a vote of 85–12 and President Obama signed the bill into law.


The House and Senate passed a short-term continuing resolution to fund government programs and services until Wednesday, December 16, 2015.


The U.S. Department of Education released its 2016 National Education Technology Plan, a policy document updated every five years that outlines national education technology policy.