September 2013
Sep 27, 2013

Today the United States Department of Education updated its contingency plan for itself if the spending plan is not agreed to and their is a partial government shutdown.  This plan can be found at:

 http://www2.ed.gov/about/furlough2013/in...

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Sep 26, 2013

The push and pull of the political season is in full swing as the fight over funding and the role of the federal government continues. Currently, the Senate is in the process of running down the procedural clock for an anticipated Saturday ...

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Sep 20, 2013

The fiscal year begins on October 1st.  The Congress and Administration need to agree on funding to maintain the government services.  By interpretation, the Administration keeps the critical areas of government open, even though it has no ...

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Sep 19, 2013

The following professional development opportunities are being offered by NCTM this fall:

Of special interest to Title I schools is the October 23rd Las Vegas Regional pre-conference session: "Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: What are Effe...

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Sep 17, 2013

The fiscal year is rapidly coming to an end and there is no plan in place to create a funding agreement to keep the government open past October 1st. The House Republican leadership intended to bring a package that would maintain funding a...

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Sep 11, 2013

The Congress will only be meeting for only nine legislative days this month. During that time they are expected to take up a continuing resolution, but in a burst of activity the House and Senate education committees are holding hearings ...

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Sep 05, 2013

On August 23rd the US Department of Education published a notice of proposed rule making in the Federal Register that would eliminate the existing 2% rule. The following is their press release and embedded in it is the URL to see the Fede...

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