Jan 13, 2014
This is from the House-Senate appropriations bill released Monday evening, Jan 13th.  There will be more analysis posted as the various baselines are checked. This is copied from pages 949 to 952 of the bill:  for (Title I) for academic y...
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Jan 08, 2014
January 15th is the deadline for the current funding bill that is keeping the federal government open.  All of the reports coming from the Hill read the same, there are negotiations going on between Senator Mikulski (D-MA) the chair of the ...
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Jan 06, 2014
The Office and Management and Budget (OMB) has produced its long-awaited “supercircular” and has published the final notice on December 26, 2013.  The 103 pages in the Federal Register can be found on pages 78589 – 78691.  The actual public...
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Dec 16, 2013
2014 is going to bring some interesting issues forward in the first part of the year, including some that will make it into the State-of-the-Union message.   Among those issues that will be given attention is inequality, which includes the ...
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Dec 14, 2013
On Wednesday, December 11th the US Department of Education posted on their site an announcement that the data released on the School Improvement Grants was going to be reevaluated.  They cited several problems with the analysis.  One of the...
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Dec 11, 2013
The new House-Senate Budget deal accomplished several key items.  First, it provides the appropriators with an amount of money to allocate to the 12 subcommittees (the subcommittee for the Departments of Labor/Health and Human Services/Educ...
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Dec 10, 2013
The House-Senate Budget Committee has been rumored to be near a deal for several weeks. They have until this Friday, December 13th to complete their work of setting an overall spending level. This will then become the overall allocation lev...
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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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