Nov 06, 2017
House Republicans have finally released details on their highly-anticipated tax reform proposal this week.  While initial reports indicated there would only be tangential impact on public schools, a closer review of the language shows that ...
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Nov 02, 2017
Presenters include: Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)Frank Clemente, Americans for Tax FairnessDeborah Weinstein, Coalition on Human NeedsJim Weill, FRAC (Moderator) The tax cut plan to be taken up in the House Committee on Ways and Means star...
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Oct 30, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced today that it will rescind nearly 600 guidance documents across the agency for being outdated, unnecessary, or ineffective.   ED first announced last Friday its decision to withdraw 72 guida...
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Oct 23, 2017
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted on Wednesday to approve President Trump’s nominee for General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education – Carlos Muñiz – along with a number of nominees for other...
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Oct 17, 2017
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released proposed priorities for determining recipients of discretionary grants.  While these eleven priorities are not official requirements for receiving discretionary funding, they do indi...
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Oct 10, 2017
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing on Tuesday to gather testimony from State chiefs on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and how States are innovating under the new law...
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Oct 02, 2017
President Trump called on the U.S. Department of Education (ED) this week to direct more competitive grant money to recipients that focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), as well as computer science activities.  ...
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Sep 25, 2017
As part of its ongoing work to aid hurricane relief efforts, today the Department of Education released new non-regulatory guidance to help Department grantees and program participants remove barriers to restoring teaching and learning envi...
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