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The Student Success Act (H.R. 5) will reduce the federal footprint and restore local control, while empowering parents and education leaders to hold schools accountable for effectively teaching students. 


Bill Information

Printable Pocket Card: Student Success Act's Conservative Reforms

Press Releases

#StudentSuccessAct Represents the 'Epitome' of a Conservative Agenda 
What If Congress Doesn't Replace NCLB? Part II  
What If Congress Doesn't Replace NCLB? Part I
Reining in the Secretary of Education
Conservative Support for the Student Success Act Continues to Mount
#StudentSuccessAct: Restoring State and Local Control of K-12 Education
Kline, Rokita Statements on Student Success Act
VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges Support for Student Success Act
5 Ways the #StudentSuccessAct Gets Washington Out of the Business of Running Schools 
Kline Discusses Student Success Act with Bill Bennett
Protecting Academic Standards from Federal Intrusion
Kline Statement on White House Education Report 
Committee Approves Bill to Replace No Child Left Behind, Improve K-12 Education
It’s Time To Repair K-12 Education 
***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Mark Up the Student Success Act
Kline, Rokita Introduce Bill to Replace No Child Left Behind

Committee Activity

Kline Statement: Floor Debate of H.R. 5, the Student Success Act
Kline Statement: Markup of H.R. 5, the Student Success Act
Rokita Statement: Floor Debate of H.R. 5, the Student Success Act
Rokita Statement: Markup of H.R. 5, the Student Success Act
Markup: H.R. 5, the Student Success Act

What They're Saying

Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC): #StudentSuccessAct Gives Students "Fresh Start" 
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC): Reduce the Federal Footprint in America's Classrooms
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN): Why Americans need a new education law
AEI's Rick Hess: Here’s the Right Way for Conservatives to Start Fixing No Child Left Behind
AEI's Max Eden and Mike McShane: Restore the Rule of Law to Education
Thomas B. Fordham Institute's Michael Petrilli: Take Our Schools Back
Thomas B. Fordham Institute's Chester E. Finn: The conservative case for H.R. 5
Daily Caller: No, Congress Isn't About to Mandate Common Core
What They’re Saying About #StudentSuccessAct

Letters of Support

American Association of Christian Schools 
Americans for Prosperity
Americans for Tax Reform 
Association of Christian Schools International 
Catapult Learning 
Committee on Catholic Education of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops 
Council for American Private Education 
Council of Chief State School Officers 
Family Research Council
Homeschool Legal Defense Association 
Minnesota Association of School Administrators 
Minnesota School Boards Association 
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 
The School Superintendents Association 
Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America 

To learn about legislative action on the Student Success Act in the 113th Congress, click here.
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