July 2013
Jul 21, 2013

This is taken from the Committee for Education Funding Update for Friday, July 19th. NASTID is a member of CEF. At the end of each amendment is a indication of how much time would be allowed for debate - equally divided between pro & con...

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Jul 19
Jul 19, 2013
FY2013 Race to the Top – District Call for Peer Reviewers The Department of Education has announced a second Race to the Top - District grant competition and is looking for qualified individuals to serve as peer reviewers. This competi...
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Jul 19
Jul 19, 2013
By a vote of 221 - 207 the House passed HR 5 the Student Success Act. The Cantor Amendment was passed by a voice vote. I will report more on the passage and the amendments over the weekend.
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Jul 19
Jul 19, 2013
There are only a few more amendments pending to be debated; plus roll-call votes before the House votes on final passage of HR 5, the Student Success Act. The most significant amendment to be debated today (Friday, July 19th) is a public...
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Jul 17
Jul 17, 2013
On Thursday (July 18) the House is scheduled to begin debate on HR 5, the Student Success Act. This is the House Education and Workforce Committee passed bill to replace the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). NCLB was the last (rewriting) r...
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Jul 09
Jul 09, 2013

The Senatesubcommittee on education appropriations met and there are unofficial numbers showing increases for Title I, Head Start, and IDEA and other programs.  the full committee meets Thursday and official numbers will be released.  

The...

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Jul 03
Jul 03, 2013

On July 9th the Senate Subcommittee on Appropriations for the Departments of Labor/Health and Human Services/Education will mark-up the FY 14 spending bill, it will then be taken up by the full Appropriations Committee on July 11th.  By tra...

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