Dec 10, 2013
The House-Senate Budget Committee has been rumored to be near a deal for several weeks. They have until this Friday, December 13th to complete their work of setting an overall spending level. This will then become the overall allocation lev...
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Nov 27, 2013
The Committee for Education Funding is reporting that the House Senate Joint Budget committee chairs are essentially working on a budget deal that would cover three years.  They are discussing the possibility of replacing some of the previo...
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Nov 18, 2013
November 16 -- Activity in Congress is a study in contrasts in process with areas having high levels of action followed by sudden stops, while other areas are moving from event to event without completing any action.  Yet completing a proce...
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Oct 16, 2013
It looks like the House/Senate/White House/Left/Right/Tea party/Progressives have made a deal.  Votes will be tonight with the Senate going first then the House late tonight.  (Don't be surprised if there is one more twist to this process.)...
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Oct 13, 2013
Sunday – October 13  Yes, it is a day to watch football, the baseball play offs, and the negotiations on the debt ceiling and re-opening the government.  Unfortunately, one of them isn't really a game.   Government leaders have been negot...
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Oct 10, 2013
The 2014 National Title I Conference includes over one hundred sessions during the three and a half day event in beautiful San Diego, CA, February 2-5, 2014. Sessions from recognized experts and new voices in education will present on the l...
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Oct 10, 2013
The focus and tenor of the debate in DC seems to have shifted from some link between the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Federal funding/raising the debt ceiling to a greater focus on the overall deficit. This is important to the Title ...
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Oct 02, 2013
The American people do not like government; but they want it to work.  Over the years I have come to understand that this is a sentence that one party understands the first part and the other the second part; but neither seems to understand...
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