Obama signs Every Student Succeeds Act, replacing NCLB
By The Associated Press/NBC 10 Philadelphia
President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Thursday, a bipartisan bill that will fix the No Child Left Behind Act to reduce over-testing and one-size-fits-all federal mandates.
"It's a Christmas miracle here, a bipartisan bill," the president said in his remarks before signing the bill into law.
The Senate voted overwhelmingly...