Legislative Tracker: Quality & Accountability

Legislative Tracker LogoOn this page, you'll find proposals that look to hold institutions or individuals responsible for their actions or performance. In addition, this page includes legislation impacting accreditation and matters related to the Department of Education, including structure and regulatory activity.

For quality and accountability proposals from the previous session of Congress, visit the Legislative Tracker Archive: Quality & Accountability.  

To terminate the Department of Education.
HR 899 Sponsor:
Rep. Massie (R-KY, 4)
Co-Sponsors:
7 (7 R; 0 D)
Introduced:
2/7/2017
NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This brief bill would eliminate the Department of Education, effective December 31, 2018. The bill does not describe what would happen to the federal student aid programs.
 
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues.
H.J.Res. 58 Sponsor:
Rep. Guthrie (R-KY, 2)
Co-Sponsors:
13 (13 R; 0 D)
Introduced:
2/1/2017
*NEW* S.J. Res. 26 Sponsor:
Sen. Sasse (R-NE)
Co-Sponsors:
10 (10 R; 0 D)
Introduced:
3/2/2017
NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This measure repeals the October 2016 teacher preparation program accountability regulation via the Congressional Review Act.
Status: 2/7/2017: Passed House of Representatives 

 

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Publication Date: 3/8/2017


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