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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.

September 16, 2013

House Education Panel Ready to Tackle Career Education

CTE, which governs roughly $1.13 billion in Career and Technical Education money, was last reauthorized back in 2006.

September 12, 2013

Arne Duncan to Senate GOP: My Obamacare Role is 'Minimal'

The U.S. Department of Education is taking a very minimal role in helping to implement President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

September 11, 2013

Will Congress Get Rid of Sequestration? Don't Hold Your Breath.

Brokedown Congress is gearing up for its umpteenth game of fiscal chicken, with education caught in the cross-hairs.

September 09, 2013

What's Next For Education in Congress

Congress is back in town this week, but education legislation is likely to remain on the back burner in both chambers for the next month.

July 31, 2013

Changes Likely Coming to Student-Loan Interest Rates

The U.S. House is expected to vote today on a bill that would initially lower interest rates on student loans and tie future rates to the market.

July 30, 2013

How Teaming on School Choice Helps Rand Paul and Lamar Alexander

It's clear the Kentucky and Tennessee Republicans have become buddies on school choice, a K-12 issue that unites most in the GOP and has political implications on both sides of the aisle.

July 26, 2013

Sens. Alexander and Paul Head to Tennessee, Team Up on Choice

Alexander and teaparty favorite Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will talk up school choice.

July 24, 2013

U.S. Senate Passes Student-Loan Compromise

A Senate bill passed July 24 could mean lower rates for students come this fall. But it could result in much higher rates in years to come.

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