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ESEA rewrite clears another hurdle; final votes coming

At long last, the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is teed up for final votes in the House and Senate after Thanksgiving! On Thursday, by a vote of 39-1, a Senate/House conference committee approved a framework to reauthorize ESEA for the first time in nearly 14 years.

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):
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