America Forward: ESEA Update

What is happening in Congress with ESEA?   On November 19, 2015, House and Senate conferees approved the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The final bill was released on November 30 and can be found here. This conference agreement is expected to receive votes over the next two weeks

Happy Anniversary WIOA!

Just one year ago, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law. This transformative and innovative piece of legislation made significant changes to our federal workforce and job training programs. As America Forward noted at the time of its passage, WIOA was the first major update to the workforce development system since 1998. America Forward was