March 2014
Mar 29, 2014

There is movement in the Congress on education legislation.  As previously reported there are nine major education programs with authorizations that have been extended by either the appropriations process or by the General Education Provisi...

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Mar 19, 2014

The coming few weeks will see the Congress and the Administration focused on several different issues.  As a point of fact, the Congress will not be in session for many days this year. As of this date, the House is planning on 67 days in se...

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Mar 14, 2014

The Obama Administration’s budget is as much a policy document as it is a funding set of guidelines.  While this is considered the hallmark of a good budget document, sometimes more time is spent on the money side, and not enough on the pol...

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Mar 11
Mar 11, 2014

Please list the name and contact information for any organization that you feel should be encouraged to have their members - or their leadership - submit a presentation proposal for the Salt Lake City conference.

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Mar 11
Mar 11, 2014

Please list any ideas for keynote topics and/or speakers in the comments section below.  This may include any kind of current education issue or controversial concepts.  If suggesting an individual, be sure to provide some background about ...

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Mar 04, 2014

Today – March 4th the president sent to Congress his budget proposal for FY 2015.  He made the announcement at a DC area elementary school.  In his budget he proposes to expand funding for education by focusing on several themes that were i...

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Mar 04, 2014

The House of Representatives Budget Committee has issued a report: The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later. This report, which can be found at http://budget.house.gov/uploadedfiles/war_on_poverty.pdf . The report looks at many of the programs th...

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