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June 12, 2014

Delay in Education Appropriations Process Angers Republicans

The Senate committee responsible for funding education has postponed the markup up of its federal fiscal 2015 spending bill, and Republicans are angry.

June 10, 2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Charter School Proponent, Loses Primary

In a stunning upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in the Republican primary for the 7th District of Virginia on Tuesday to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat.

June 09, 2014

Alexander Slams Student Loan Proposals, Urges ESEA Fix Instead

Sen. Lamar Alexander sounds off on a Democratic student loan refinancing proposal and a series of executive actions to cap student loan interest rates.

June 03, 2014

Lawmakers Pressure FCC Ahead of Changes to E-Rate Rules

Lawmakers and lobbyists turn up the heat on the Federal Communication Commission, which has promised to revamp its E-Rate system before the start of the next school year.

May 30, 2014

GAO Report: Sequestration Forced Districts to Reduce Staff, Programs

A new report from the Government Accountability Office says that sequestration cuts to Title I and Impact Aid forced some districts to reduce specialists, increase class sizes, reduce professional development, and delay technology upgrades.

May 29, 2014

New School Choice Bill Targets Military Families, Special-Needs Students

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., is introducing a bill that aims to increase school-choice programs for military and special needs children.

May 22, 2014

Clash in Congress Continues Over School Meal Rules

Senate panel's amendment includes a plan to provide training for schools to comply with student nutrition standards.

May 21, 2014

Bipartisan Workforce Bill Would Help Students Leaving Special Education

States and school districts would be charged with thinking much more critically about how to help students who have been in special education make the transition into the workforce.

May 19, 2014

Spending Bill Would Allow Some Schools to Wiggle Out of New Nutrition Standards

The proposal would require the waivers for districts that can demonstrate at least six months of net revenue loss from compliance.

May 14, 2014

Bipartisan Draft Bill Would Revamp Federal Student Privacy Law

U.S. Senators Edward Markey and Orrin Hatch released a "discussion draft" of a bill that would overhaul the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA.

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