This presentation will provide an update on federal legislative and regulatory action as well as recent court decisions. Attendees will hear more about new initiatives proposed and implemented by lawmakers, guidance from the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies, and will learn other information that can keep them up to date on the management of federal programs. In addition, the session will cover recent Supreme Court cases which may impact school finance, discrimination policies, and other issues of concern.
Julia Martin is Legislative Director at Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC. She works to keep clients updated on federal legislative and regulatory activities and assists clients in developing and accomplishing legislative and policy goals that allow them to more effectively implement federal education programs. Educational issues -- including K-12 policy, higher education, and federal funding -- are Ms. Martin's focus. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Martin worked for both a Committee office and a member's office on Capitol Hill on education and family issues.