Issue Brief 15-16
May 18, 2015

On April 30, 2015, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee approved its bipartisan proposal to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the Every Child Achieves Act (S. 1177). S. 1177 proposes to revise the formula governing Title II Part A grants, currently known as Improving Teacher Quality State Grants. This Issue Brief discusses the proposed formula change and provides estimates of its fiscal impacts on states.