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June 17, 2020

What Republicans' Policing Bill Says About Education

Senate Republicans' police reform bill would create a federal commission to study racial disparities in education and a range of other areas.

June 12, 2020

Restart In-Person Classes or Lose Federal Aid, Two Lawmakers Say in Messaging Bill

The Reopen Our Schools Act may not go anywhere in Congress, but it does drive home a broader political message about the pandemic and resuming traditional classes.

June 10, 2020

Education Leaders Warn Senators of 'Perfect Storm' of Challenges in Reopening Schools

Starting a new school year will be a high-stakes challenge for educators who must help get students back on track, education administrators told U.S. senators Wednesday.

June 09, 2020

School Desegregation Is Crucial at This Moment, Says One U.S. Senator

Protests about law enforcement's treatment of black people underscore how school desegregation can help black children and create more empathy in society, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said in an interview.

June 03, 2020

Lawmakers Seek Over $300 Billion for Public Schools in Next COVID Relief Bill

"Without significant federal support, our states will struggle to support their public schools, and our students will feel the brunt of the result," the lawmakers said their pitch for additional K-12 aid.

June 02, 2020

AFT and NEA Join Push for National Overhaul of Police Practices

The two national teachers' unions have joined an effort to get Congress to change police practices after the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other black people at the hands of law enforcement.

June 01, 2020

Senator Aims to End Military Equipment Program Used by School Police

School police have acquired powerful rifles, mine-resistant vehicles, and grenade launchers through a federal program that provides military equipment to local law enforcement.

May 27, 2020

Groups Seek to Ease Spec. Ed. Funding Mandate as Schools Respond to Pandemic

A coalition of education organizations wants Congress to waive a provision in federal law requiring districts to keep special education funding level from year to year regardless of budget pressures.

May 14, 2020

Want to Help Public Schools? Give Private Schools COVID-19 Relief, Groups Declare

Want to help out public schools during the COVID-19 pandemic? There's a way to do that while also providing critical relief for private schools too, advocacy groups have told congressional leaders.

May 12, 2020

Schools Would Get Nearly $60 Billion in Democrats' New COVID-19 Relief Proposal

The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, which has little chance of passing as written, would also also provide dedicated funding to help students connect to the internet.

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