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October 07, 2013

Send Us Your Education-Related Shutdown Questions

Over the next few days, we'll be compiling a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the government shutdown and answering them on the blog.

October 01, 2013

Government Shutdown Pulse Check: For Education, Worst is Yet to Come

For now, school districts and states still aren't feeling major effects from a short-term, partial shutdown of the federal government.

September 29, 2013

Previewing Duncan's Speech: Congress Lives in 'Alternative Universe'

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will lay out second-term priorities as his agency is preparing for a government shutdown.

September 27, 2013

What Does the Possible Government Shutdown Mean For Schools?

A temporary shutdown is arguably no big deal compared to what could happen if Congress is unable to deal with the debt ceiling.

September 24, 2013

Sequestration Cuts Sting, Say Impact Aid Districts

Districts that receive Impact Aid to make up for the loss of tax revenue have been the poster children for sequestration.

September 24, 2013

In Logging Bill, Schools Face Short-Term Costs, Long-Term Lifeline

New legislation will bring cuts to some rural schools, but it still received endorsement of education advocates for its long-term goals.

September 20, 2013

U.S. House Kicks Off Renewal of Career and Technical Education Legislation

Career and Technical Education legislation has always been bipartisan. Lawmakers in the House are hoping that an upcoming reauthorization can continue the tradition.

September 18, 2013

Arne Duncan: There's Time to Avoid a Government Shutdown, But We're Preparing Anyway

Bad, but not surprising, news for education advocates: It's looking more and more likely that a government shutdown could be in the offing.

September 17, 2013

U.S. House GOP Leaders Want Answers on La. Voucher Program

Some very big-name House Republicans are not very happy with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and his handling of the Louisiana voucher court case.

September 16, 2013

U.S. House Poised to OK Bill to Help Missing Children

The Missing Children's Assistance Act, which was first passed in 1984, authorized the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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