Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with a focus on maintaining the civil rights and equity of the law by ensuring all students have access to an education. Amendment also sought to support all students through access to high quality state-developed standards, a flexible accountability and school improvement system, improved and targeted professional development and working conditions for teachers and school leaders, as well as additional learning time and after-school programs.

Purpose:

An substitute amendment numbered 26 printed in House Report 113-158 to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to maintain the civil rights and equity focus of the law and to ensure all students have access to an education that prepares them for college and the workforce. Supports all students, and in particular those who are historically disadvantaged, through access to high quality state-developed standards, a meaningful but flexible accountability and school improvement system, improved and targeted professional development and working conditions for teachers and school leaders, additional learning time and after-school programs, and dedicated supports for wrap-around services for students and a well-rounded education.

House Amendment Code:

(A026)

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