May 2017
May 30, 2017

The Trump Administration released its more detailed proposal for the fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget on Tuesday – a supplement to the President’s “skinny” budget issued in March.  Funding for K-12 and higher education would face significant cu...

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May 25, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

 

The President’s FY 2018 budget for education

 

President Trump’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget disinvests in education along the entire continuum, cutting federal support for preschoolers, students in elementary s...

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May 24, 2017

May 19, 2017

 

Thank you for your continued work with State and local stakeholders to develop thoughtful consolidated State plans in order to implement the new requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as ...

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May 23, 2017

President Trump’s full budget proposal for federal fiscal year (FY) 2018, scheduled to be released next Tuesday, will contain significant cuts to education, according to a draft obtained by the Washington Post.

 

The full budget will offe...

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May 19, 2017

The 2018 Conference schedule features more than one hundred sessions focused on economic, social, emotional, language, and cognitive barriers that may impede a student's right to earn an education. This year's Conference theme, Liberty to L...

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May 08, 2017

This week the House and Senate passed legislation which will fund the federal government for the remainder of federal fiscal year (FY) 2017.  Under the new legislation, funding for programs including Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Se...

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May 01, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

  

Education Funding in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

 

The FY 2017 omnibus appropriations bill filed early this morning provides $68.2 billion for the Department of Education (ED), but once y...

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May 01, 2017

Today Congress acted to pass a short-term “continuing resolution” or “CR” which will fund the federal government for the next week. This measure will now go to the President for approval. If signed, it will keep the federal government opera...

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