July 2010
Jul 30
Jul 30, 2010

Department of Education: FY 2010 ...                        President's Request   ....Senate Committee

Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies

$14,492,401

$14,492,401

$14,942,401

Early Learning Challenge Fund

$0

$0

$300,0...

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Jul 23
Jul 23, 2010

Last night the Senate failed to include the Ed Jobs provisions in the supplemental appropriations request.  They sent the measure back to the House without it.  Where does this leave the now $10 billion dollar provision?  Basically now the ...

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Jul 16
Jul 16, 2010

(July 15, 2010)   The Center on Education Policy released the results from a spring of 2010 survey of a nationally representative sample of school districts. The purpose of the survey was to learn about districts

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Jul 16
Jul 16, 2010

The House Subcommittee on Appropriations for ED did not increase Title I as much as reported last night (Thursday).  The amount for Title I & IDEA together is $800 million so $400 million each (in round numbers)).  In addition there is $800...

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Jul 15
Jul 15, 2010

The Education Jobs bill may move in the Senate next week on a different funding vehicle.  The Administration has been pushing to find other funding offset (instead of Race to the Top and other reform programs). 

In addition, the Committee ...

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Jul 14
Jul 14, 2010
NCES releases Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups


The Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups report examines educational progress and challenges in the United States by race and ethnicity. ...


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Jul 09
Jul 09, 2010

The Congress reconvenes next week for a three week session.  On the agenda is the education appropriations bill and the Jobs program.  The House Subcommittee on Appropriations for the Departments of Labor/Health and Human Services/Education...

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Jul 02
Jul 02, 2010
Late Thursday evening, July 1st the House passed the supplemental appropriations bill that included $10 billion in funding for states and localities to use to forestall the laying-off of teachers. Of note is that the off-set (where the mone...
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Jul 01
Jul 01, 2010
Tonight (July 1st)  the House is scheduled to vote on the $10 billion teacher jobs bill.  The following is part of the language from the amendment.  I don't have the offset language.  It is rummored to include a reallocation of ARRA funds (...
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