April 2014
Apr 26, 2014

On April 24th and April 25th, the US Department of Education announced two important and far-reaching actions; both are steeped in controversy.

On Thursday, April 24th, the Secretary of Education issued a letter to the Superintendent of Pu...

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Apr 19, 2014

The Administration is concentrating on several initiatives including: My Brother’s Keeper, school turnaround, and early childhood education.

 My Brother’s Keeper

On February 27th, the President announced the creation of a task force to im...

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Apr 12, 2014

On April 11th, the House of Representatives passed the Ryan Budget Resolution by a vote of 219 to 205.  All the Democrats voted against it plus 12 Republicans.  The measure outlines a ten-year budget process that would reduce the federal de...

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Apr 05, 2014

Congressional discussions on funding for the upcoming fiscal year (FY 15/SY 15-16) are occurring in several committees.  The initial stage of the Congressional funding process is the budget.  The budget process sets overall spending targets...

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