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  • Conference Report on S. 1177, Student Success Act


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    Representative John Kline

    From: MN District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    KLINE. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 542, I call up the conference report on the bill (S. 1177) to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure that every child...



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I am honored to endorse the conference report on S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act. We have certainly come a long...



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    Representative Todd Rokita

    From: IN District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    ROKITA. Mr. Speaker, I recognize Chairman Kline especially for the work he has done over a long period of time, 7 years or so, bringing this House, this Congress, to where we are today. It truly is leadership...



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    Representative Marcia L. Fudge

    From: OH District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    FUDGE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. I thank both the chair and ranking member for their leadership. It has been a privilege to work on this with both of you. Mr. Speaker, today...



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    Representative Glenn Thompson

    From: PA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    THOMPSON of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I thank Chairman Kline for the opportunity to voice my support for this comprehensive overhaul of No Child Left Behind, which has been a long time in the making. ...



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    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    COURTNEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this legislation. It has been 13 long years since ESEA was rewritten. As we have heard from prior speakers, there are many problems that have been identified...



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    Representative David P. Roe

    From: TN District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    ROE of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman and ranking member for doing the Herculean work on this bill, Every Student Succeeds Act, and the conference report. Many, many, many hours and many...



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    Representative Frederica S. Wilson

    From: FL District 24

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    WILSON of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I stand in support of the Every Student Succeeds Act. I want to thank Chairmen Alexander and Kline and Ranking Members Murray and Scott for their yearlong work on this...



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    Representative Brett Guthrie

    From: KY District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    GUTHRIE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Every Student Succeeds Act. As a father of three children who have attended public schools, I know the importance of allowing those who know our...



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    Representative Mark Takano

    From: CA District 41

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    TAKANO. I thank the gentleman from Virginia for yielding time. Mr. Speaker, as a former public schoolteacher for 24 years, I am proud to rise in support of this bill, which will improve our schools,...



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    Representative Luke Messer

    From: IN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    MESSER. Mr. Speaker, I have not heard from one parent, student, or teacher who likes No Child Left Behind. Despite what may have been the best of intentions, its one-size-fits-all mandates led to Federal...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    HOYER. I thank Mr. Scott for yielding. I want to thank Mr. Kline, the chairman of the committee, and Ranking Member Scott for their work on this bill. Mr. Speaker, Frederick Douglass was born a slave...



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    Representative Carlos Curbelo

    From: FL District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    CURBELO of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of the Every Student Succeeds Act. I want to thank my colleagues on the Committee on Education and the Workforce for their tireless efforts...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    BONAMICI. Mr. Speaker, the students, educators, parents, and school board members I have spoken with over the years have been waiting for this day, and I am glad we are finally reaching agreement on...



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    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    POCAN. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the gentleman not only for yielding, but for his and Chairman Kline's hard work on this bill. I rise today in support of the Every Student Succeeds Act. Defending...



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    Representative Mike Bishop

    From: MI District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    BISHOP of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I would too like to voice my appreciation to Chairman Kline and the ranking member for their hard work on this legislation. I am a father of three children in the K-12...



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    Representative Katherine M. Clark

    From: MA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    CLARK of Massachusetts. Mr. Speaker, I thank Chairman Kline and Ranking Member Scott for their leadership on this bill and for proving that Congress can listen to our educators, administrators, and communities...



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    Representative Alma S. Adams

    From: NC District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    ADAMS. I thank the gentleman from Virginia for yielding. Mr. Speaker, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 played a major role in ensuring all students have access to quality education....



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    Representative Rick W. Allen

    From: GA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    ALLEN. I thank the chairman as well as the ranking member for their hard work on this bill. Thank you for getting us to this important day. Today, I rise in support of the Every Student Succeeds Act....



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    Representative Mark DeSaulnier

    From: CA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    DeSAULNIER. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I want to say what a pleasure it is to be here to support the Every Student Succeeds Act, having spent much of my first year in the district...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, when ESEA was first signed in 1965, it was a critical piece of civil rights legislation. In fact, when President Lyndon Johnson signed the bill, he said it bridges the gap between...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2015-12-02

    PELOSI. I thank the gentleman for yielding and for his extraordinary leadership as the new ranking member on the Education and the Workforce Committee, bringing with him all of his commitment to education...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I support the Every Student Succeeds Act. It preserves critical civil rights protections for students, maintains the historic commitment to low-income children and communities,...



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    Representative Lou Barletta

    From: PA District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    BARLETTA. Mr. Speaker, I am honored today to support the Every Student Succeeds Act. This bipartisan bill will end the unworkable, one-size-fits all No Child Left Behind Act and give control of our...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my support for the Every Student Succeeds Act. This bill is a much-needed improvement to No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The fundamental purpose of the...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Every Student Succeeds Act to finally address serious flaws in federal education law and reject the old ``one-size-fits-all'' approach while continuing...



    A picture of Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

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    Date: 2015-12-02

    ROYBAL-ALLARD. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. The ESEA was a landmark civil rights...



    A picture of Representative C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

    Representative C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

    From: MD District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    RUPPERSBERGER. Madam Speaker, I was not able to vote today for medical reasons. Had I been present on rollcall vote 653, I would have voted ``no.'' Had I been present on rollcall vote 654, I would...



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    Representative Henry Cuellar

    From: TX District 28

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    CUELLAR. Madam Speaker, on Wednesday, December 2nd, I am not recorded on any votes because I was absent due to family reasons. If I had been present, I would have voted: ``nay,'' on rollcall 653, on...



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    Representative Linda T. Sánchez

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    Date: 2015-12-02

    SANCHEZ of california in the house of representatives Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Ms. LINDA T. SANCHEZ of California. Mr. Speaker,...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    BONAMICI of oregon in the house of representatives Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Ms. BONAMICI. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in...



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    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    CHU of california in the house of representatives Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Ms. JUDY CHU of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise...



    A picture of Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    From: NJ District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    WATSON COLEMAN of new jersey in the house of representatives Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Mrs. WATSON COLEMAN. Mr. Speaker, I...



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    SCOTT of virginia in the house of representatives Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Mr. SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, as I've stated...