Articles about "Funding"

Colleagues:

 

The Department is inviting applications for the Statewide Family Engagement Centers program to provide financial support to organizations that provide technical assistance and training to State educational agencies (SEAs) an...

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Jun 11, 2018

The House of Representatives voted late Thursday night to pass a proposal that would rescind almost $15 billion in federal funding.  The Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R. 3) was based on a request sent to Congress ...

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Dear Colleague:

 

This spring, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced a new pilot to afford local educational agencies (LEAs) flexibility to create equitable, student-centered funding systems. The purpose of thi...

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Apr 18, 2018

(This article apeared in Education Week on April 18, 2018)

 

By Sarah D. Sparks on April 16, 2018 11:04 AM

 

New York City

Over the last two decades, federal grants for educating low-achieving students have shifted from overwhelmingly ...

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Dear Colleagues:

 

Now that Congress has enacted and the President has signed into law a final a fiscal year (FY) 2018 (school year (SY) 2018-2019) appropriations act for the U.S. Department of Education (ED), I am writing to provide a br...

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Mar 23, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

 

Dear CEF Members:

 

I. FY 2018 appropriations

 

·       Status of FY 2018 funding bill – Tonight Congress filed a 2232-page omnibus appropriations bill to fund the government for the rest of FY 2018.  T...

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Mar 12, 2018

Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) introduced new legislation this week to improve school safety.  The School Safety and Mental Health Service Improvement Act would amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to expand the allowable...

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Jan 24, 2018

 

 

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

 

Dear CEF Members:

         

I. Continuing resolutions cut FY 2017 education funding

 

Because the sequester-level cap for non-defense discretionary spending for fiscal year (FY) 2018 is lower than the...

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May 30, 2017

The Trump Administration released its more detailed proposal for the fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget on Tuesday – a supplement to the President’s “skinny” budget issued in March.  Funding for K-12 and higher education would face significant cu...

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May 25, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

 

The President’s FY 2018 budget for education

 

President Trump’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget disinvests in education along the entire continuum, cutting federal support for preschoolers, students in elementary s...

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May 23, 2017

President Trump’s full budget proposal for federal fiscal year (FY) 2018, scheduled to be released next Tuesday, will contain significant cuts to education, according to a draft obtained by the Washington Post.

 

The full budget will offe...

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May 08, 2017

This week the House and Senate passed legislation which will fund the federal government for the remainder of federal fiscal year (FY) 2017.  Under the new legislation, funding for programs including Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Se...

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May 01, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

  

Education Funding in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

 

The FY 2017 omnibus appropriations bill filed early this morning provides $68.2 billion for the Department of Education (ED), but once y...

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May 01, 2017

Today Congress acted to pass a short-term “continuing resolution” or “CR” which will fund the federal government for the next week. This measure will now go to the President for approval. If signed, it will keep the federal government opera...

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Feb 12, 2016

President Obama submitted his eighth and final budget request to Congress on Tuesday, which outlines the Administration’s suggested funding levels for various programs in federal fiscal year (FY) 2017.  The request includes a modest 2% incr...

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Sep 11, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) recently released some additional training materials on implementation of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) uniform grant guidance (UGG).  These materials include PowerPoint presentations on...

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Sep 04, 2015

For all federal funds awarded on or after December 26, 2014, the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) uniform grant guidance (codified at 2 CFR Part 200) applies new administrative rules, cost principles, and audit requirements on all ...

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Jun 29, 2015

Last week, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education held a two-hour markup on its annual funding bill for fiscal year (FY) 2016.  This week, the corresponding Senate Subcommittee held a 20-minute markup before both bills...

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Jul 28

Connection to the Internet has become a major focus of most education reform ideas and policies. The assessments being planned by the two major consortia (PARCC and SmarterBalance) for the Common Core State Standards encourage on-line conne...

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May 08, 2014

The federal funding process for school year 2015-2016 has taken one more important step. The step is a bit technical and frequently its importance is underestimated. The step is the decision by the full House Appropriations Committee to dis...

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Jan 14, 2014

The Committee for Education Funding has produced a table comparing the funding levels proposed in the House-Senate Compromise Appropriations bill for the current fiscal year.  For Title I, and most federal elementary and secondary programs ...

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Nov 27, 2013

The Committee for Education Funding is reporting that the House Senate Joint Budget committee chairs are essentially working on a budget deal that would cover three years.  They are discussing the possibility of replacing some of the previo...

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Oct 10, 2013

The focus and tenor of the debate in DC seems to have shifted from some link between the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Federal funding/raising the debt ceiling to a greater focus on the overall deficit. This is important to the Title ...

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Jul 21, 2013

This is taken from the Committee for Education Funding Update for Friday, July 19th. NASTID is a member of CEF. At the end of each amendment is a indication of how much time would be allowed for debate - equally divided between pro & con...

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May 19
May 19, 2013

 

 

The Committee for Education Funding published on Friday, May 17th a chart representing the impact of the cut to the overall allocation of funds to the subcommittee that makes funding decisions on education programs for the upcoming sc...

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Apr 25

US ED is now saying that the LEA Title I allocations are at OMB for clearance and that they anticipate that the allocation information will be sent out late the week of April 29th.  Thanks to Chuck Edwards of Thompson for sharing this infor...

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