Aug 29, 2013
On Friday, August 29th, the guidance for the second waivers is likely to be published in the Federal Register. While this may well be delayed, this means it will be out shortly.   On the USED website today (Aug 29th) is the follow...
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Aug 13, 2013
This is from USED communication August 13, 2013. This is being shared as many uninsured and their families are expected to be found in low-income communities. ------ The U.S. Department of Education is supporting the Administration’s e...
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Aug 09, 2013
The Congress has adjourned for their August recess, they will return September 10th and with the Jewish High-Holiday observances, they have very few legislative days in September. This is important as the fiscal year ends October 1st and...
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Jul 21, 2013
This is taken from the Committee for Education Funding Update for Friday, July 19th. NASTID is a member of CEF. At the end of each amendment is a indication of how much time would be allowed for debate - equally divided between pro & con...
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Jul 19
Jul 19, 2013
FY2013 Race to the Top – District Call for Peer Reviewers The Department of Education has announced a second Race to the Top - District grant competition and is looking for qualified individuals to serve as peer reviewers. This competi...
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Jul 19
Jul 19, 2013
By a vote of 221 - 207 the House passed HR 5 the Student Success Act. The Cantor Amendment was passed by a voice vote. I will report more on the passage and the amendments over the weekend.
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Jul 19
Jul 19, 2013
There are only a few more amendments pending to be debated; plus roll-call votes before the House votes on final passage of HR 5, the Student Success Act. The most significant amendment to be debated today (Friday, July 19th) is a public...
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Jul 17
Jul 17, 2013
On Thursday (July 18) the House is scheduled to begin debate on HR 5, the Student Success Act. This is the House Education and Workforce Committee passed bill to replace the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). NCLB was the last (rewriting) r...
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