The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold a hearing on public school accountability and Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) (as provided for under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act) on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 10:00 a. m. in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing will delve into the appropriate federal role in accountability, as well as innovative state and local approaches.