On December 10, President Obama signed the reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act, now titled the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The bipartisan bill replaces the former No Child Left Behind Act. The text of the bill can be found on the Library of Congress website. Search bill number S.1177, then click on “Text of Legislation.”
Teacher preparation and quality are addressed in Title II–Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-Quality Teachers, Principals, and Other School Leaders, beginning on page 112.