Every Student Succeeds Act Signed Into Law

December 11, 2015

On December 10, 2015 President Obama signed the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), reauthorizing the 50-year-old national Elementary and Secondary Education Act. ESSA authorizes the funding for afterschool and summer learning programs, and preserves the dedicated funding stream for 21st Century Community Learning Centers, ensuring that millions of children across the country have access to afterschool learning opportunities. 

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