Aug 22, 2017
Thank you to all who were able to attend last month’s ESSA State Collaboration Convening, hosted by the Office of State Support and the State Support Network. Over 40 states and territories were represented at the half-day meeting held adja...
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Aug 22, 2017
Each year, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issues the Single Audit Compliance Supplement, previously known as OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement, which acts a guidebook for single audits for all non-federal entities that exp...
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Aug 14, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) published a notice in the Federal Register this week extending the deadline for submitting comments on a proposed regulatory rollback.  The comment solicitation asked stakeholders for their thoughts on ...
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Aug 07, 2017
The House of Representatives left town for the start of its summer recess last week, with the Senate following yesterday evening after finishing up some executive confirmations, including confirming Peter Oppenheim as Assistant Secretary of...
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Jul 31, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is reportedly changing how it provides feedback on State plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has received blowback in recent weeks in response to preli...
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Jul 24, 2017
The House Committee on Appropriations advanced a bill this week that would provide funding for the U.S. Department of Education (ED) for fiscal year (FY) 2018.  The legislation passed through the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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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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Jul 11, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) published a notice in the Federal Register today instituting new regulations for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  However, these regulations are identical to previous regulations prom...
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