Civil Rights Groups Demand More Accountability in Senate ESEA Bill

Publication date: Jun 19, 2015

Posted by Lauren Camera on June 18 2015.

A coalition of civil rights groups is demanding that the U.S. Senate beef up accountability provisions in the bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which is queued up for debate.

The 36 organizations, which include The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the National Urban League, the NAACP, the National Council of La Raza, Education Trust and others, are calling for four specific changes to the bill.

Read the full article on Education Week.

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