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January 13, 2014

Boosts for Head Start, Title I, Special Education in Federal Spending Bill

The spending bill is the first since Congress temporarily put the brakes on sequestration, the 5 percent, across-the-board cuts to federal programs that went into effect last March.

January 13, 2014

Rep. George Miller, Major Education-Reform Advocate in Congress, to Retire

Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House education committee and a member of Congress for four decades, announced Monday that he will not seek re-election after this term.

January 10, 2014

Will Congress Find Money for Both Race to the Top and Early Learning?

There may not be enough new money at lawmakers' disposal to fund both programs at a level that makes the White House happy.

January 08, 2014

Cantor Hits Critics of Expanding School Choice

Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., the House Majority Leader, used a high-profile speech on K-12 to draw attention to what he sees as a concerted effort to tamp down school choice.

January 07, 2014

Will Early-Childhood Education Get a Boost from Congress?

How much, if any, money will Congress provide for the administration's biggest new initiative, a plan to help states expand preschool to more four-year-olds?

December 24, 2013

What to Watch for When Congress Writes Edu-Spending Bills

Think education advocates work is all done now that Congress is all done with the big budget deal? Think again.

December 18, 2013

Miller on Waiver Renewals and Prospects for Breaking the Education Logjam

U.S. Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., said he thinks it's "pretty hard to see" how ESEA will be reauthorized by the end of the Obama administration.

December 18, 2013

Kline Talks ESEA, Spending, and Prospects for Getting Bills Done in 2014

Can Congress break the legislative logjam on education? Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, shares his views.

December 12, 2013

U.S. House Votes to Roll Back Sequestration

The vote puts school districts and early-childhood education programs one step closer to getting some relief from the across-the-board federal budget cuts known as sequestration.

December 10, 2013

Budget Deal Could Offer School Districts Relief from Sequestration

A federal spending plan unveiled Tuesday night would leave the door open for lawmakers to boost spending on disadvantaged children and students in special education.

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