Articles about "Trump"

Dec 11, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate both passed a bill on Thursday extending federal funding at current levels for an additional two weeks, averting a government shutdown Friday.  The bill passed mostly along party lines in the Hou...

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Oct 23, 2017

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted on Wednesday to approve President Trump’s nominee for General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education – Carlos Muñiz – along with a number of nominees for other...

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Sep 11, 2017

Congress passed a legislative package on Thursday that will avert a government shutdown at the end of the month, raise the debt ceiling to avoid default, and provide disaster aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

 

Legislators were already ...

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Jul 18, 2017

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education held a meeting yesterday to mark up the fiscal year (FY) 2018 funding bill for the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Education (ED), and L...

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Jun 12, 2017

In a hearing before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Tuesday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was called to defend the budget proposal put forth for the U.S. Department of Education (ED) by President Trump for fiscal year (FY) 2018. ...

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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 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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Mar 21, 2017

Early Thursday, the Trump Administration released its so-called “skinny” budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which begins on October 1st.  The proposal outlines broad budget requests rather than offering a detailed description of the Admi...

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Mar 16, 2017

Thursday March 16, 2017

 

  

Dear CEF Members:

 

 

This morning at 7am the President released the outline of his fiscal year 2018 budget (also attached) – a so-called “skinny” budget that has only discretionary totals for agencies and...

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Mar 16, 2017

AMERICA FIRST

 

Beginning a New Chapter of American Greatness

 

 

A MESSAGE TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:

 

The American people elected me to fight for their priorities in Washington, D.C. and deliver on my promise to protect...

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Mar 06, 2017

President Donald Trump made his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening, outlining his views for the future of the country under his Administration.  The President spent a short amount of time discussing education pol...

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Jan 27
Jan 27, 2017

In an executive order issued immediately after last week’s Inauguration, the President told agencies to halt their regulatory processes.  The order instructs agencies not to send any new regulations to the Federal Register for publication. ...

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Jan 27, 2017

In an executive order issued immediately after last week’s Inauguration, the President told agencies to halt their regulatory processes.  The order instructs agencies not to send any new regulations to the Federal Register for publication. ...

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Jan 27
Jan 27, 2017

In an executive order issued immediately after last week’s Inauguration, the President told agencies to halt their regulatory processes.  The order instructs agencies not to send any new regulations to the Federal Register for publication. ...

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Jan 17, 2017

Members of Congress have formed a new interest group to support public schools.  The formation of the caucus was announced in a press conference Tuesday, where Members of Congress spoke alongside the Presidents of the American Federation of...

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Dec 12, 2016

Just before Thanksgiving, President-elect Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education. DeVos is a Michigan philanthropist – her husband is Amway heir Dick DeVos – and former chair of the Michigan R...

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Nov 21, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump’s team has actively switched into transition mode since the election last week, vetting and meeting with potential candidates to fill cabinet and agency positions.  Rumors are flying over who will be chosen to l...

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Nov 15, 2016

On Tuesday, Donald Trump shocked pollsters, reporters, pundits, and officials in Washington by winning the Electoral College and becoming the President-Elect of the United States.  As Trump’s transition team prepares to take office in Janua...

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Nov 01, 2016

Speaking at a policy forum hosted by the Council on Great City Schools last week, policy advisors for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump laid out what voters might expect from their candidates’ presidential administrations.  Speaking for Clin...

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Oct 18, 2016

Though the 2016 presidential candidates have often discussed their plans to address college affordability and student debt, K-12 education has failed to gain traction as a major policy issue throughout this year’s presidential election, but...

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