Jul 11, 2014
This week's legislative issues to be updated and a report of interest to the Title I community.   Workforce Investment Opportunity Act passed the House and has been sent to the President for his signature. The measure has been awaiting...
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Jul 07, 2014
There has been modest movement on several education measures in the House and Senate.   On June 25, the Senate by a vote of 95-3 passed HR 803 the Workforce Investment Opportunity Act by accepting a House amendment (which was a biparti...
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Jun 30, 2014
Two significant issues from the Executive branch reflect wider trends. One is the change in special education and the other is a change in the E-rate.   E-rate – the E-rate is a fund that has been used since 1996 to provide funds to s...
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Jun 19, 2014
The Legislation blog from June 13 provided a list of education policy actions and activities that may or may not occur in the Congress.  This blog will provide an interpretative mosaic of those individual data points.   The most immediate a...
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Jun 19, 2014
National Title I Association President-elect Marcus Cheeks (MS) was featured on EDUtalk Radio on June 20, 2014 discussing Title I and promoting the 2015 National Title I Conference in Salt Lake City. He was joined by Association CEO Bob Har...
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Jun 13, 2014
The Senate subcommittee on Appropriations for the Departments of Labor/Health and Human Services/Education (Labor/HHS/ED) met on June 10th and reported out a spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year.  The anticipation was that the full co...
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Jun 13, 2014
On June 12th, the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and the Center on Budget Policy and Priorities  issued the following press release outlining the US Department of Agriculture's decision to extend the deadline for Community Eligibili...
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Jun 10, 2014
On Monday, June 9th the NPR show All Things Considered ran a story on NYC's concerns with using the community eligibility formula.  They specifically listed Title I as where they think the city would lose funds.  To read the transcript or l...
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