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Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
Education Policy Outlook - Nov 2011 - WATESOL
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  • 1. Education Policy Outlook John Segota, CAE Associate Executive Director for Public Policy & Professional Relations 2011 WATESOL Fall Conference
  • 2. Overview• 112thCongress• Obama Administration• Education Policy – Reform – ESEA – WIA – Immigration• Advocacy
  • 3. 112th Congress• House of Representatives – 240 Republicans – 192 Democrats – 3 Vacancies• Senate – 53 Democrats* – 47 Republicans
  • 4. House of Representatives • Leadership – Speaker of the House – Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) • Education and Labor – Chairman – Rep. John Kline (R-MN)
  • 5. U.S. Senate • Leadership – Majority Leader - Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) • Health, Education, Labor and Pensions – Chairman – Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
  • 6. U.S. Department of Education• Arne Duncan - Secretary of Education• Russlynn Ali - Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
  • 7. U.S. Department of Education• Rosalinda Barrera, Assistant Secretary, OELA Director• Brenda Dann-Messler, Assistant Secretary, Vocational and Adult Education
  • 8. Education Reform• American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – Race to the Top Fund – Enhanced Assessment Grants• Common Core State Standards initiative
  • 9. Elementary and Secondary Education Act • Blueprint for Reform – College- and Career-Ready Students – Great Teachers and Leaders in Every School – Equity and Opportunity for All Students • ESEA Flexibility
  • 10. Elementary and Secondary Education Act • HR 2445 - State and Local Flexibility Act • Senate Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization Act • English Learning and Innovation Act (S 1158)
  • 11. Adult Education• Workforce Investment Act• Adult Education & Economic Growth Act (H.R. 2226)• National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week – Sept. 15-16, 2011• Adult Literacy Caucus
  • 12. Integration & Immigration • Deportation Waivers • DREAM Act – S. 952 / H.R. 3842 • Strengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Skills Act (H.R. 1617)
  • 13. Online Resources• TESOL’s U.S. Advocacy Action Center – http://capwiz.com/tesol E-mail: jsegota@tesol.org Twitter: @JohnSegota SlideShare.net

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