Senator Murray Lauds her “Favorite Federal Education Act, Discusses Reporting Student Progress to Parents

Senator Murray Lauds her “Favorite Federal Education Act, Discusses Reporting Student Progress to Parents

August 25, 2016

Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) “lauded her favorite federal education act” during a visit to read to students at Blue Ridge Elementary School. Murray, who helped write the legislation, said that ESSA halts the practice of sending letters to parents informing them that “their children’s schools had not met adequate yearly progress,” which Murray argues “didn’t really help.”