TESOL's Comments On the Student Success Act

by Cydny Black | 02/27/2015
TESOL International Association shares major concerns about the Student Success Act (H.R.5)’s efforts to address flaws in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) .

In a letter to Congressional leaders, TESOL Executive Director Rosa Aronson shared major concerns on behalf of the association about the efforts of the Student Success Act (H.R.5) to address flaws in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). She critiques the new measures and provides recommendations for ways the policies can foster positive outcomes for English learners.

The letter was addressed to Speaker of the House, Rep. John Boehner, Minority Leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Chairman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Rep. John Kline, and Ranking  Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Rep. Robert Scott.

For TESOL's response, read the full letter.