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August 21, 2012

Is Education Playing in Congressional Races?

Some congressional races have implications for K-12 policy and spending.

August 14, 2012

House Offers 'Fresh' Take on Produce Program for Poor Schools

Schools participating in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program should be able to serve frozen, dried, and canned items, a House committee says, although the program was created to introduce poor children to fresh produce they are unlikely to eat at home.

July 26, 2012

Spellings, Alexander Debate Future of No Child Left Behind Act

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings were both big NCLB fans back in 2001, but times have changed. Can two of the biggest names in federal education policy find common ground on NCLB?

July 25, 2012

Rep. Miller: House Should Also Examine Impact of Trigger Cuts

So there was a big hearing today on the impact of looming across-the-board domestic funding cuts, held by the Senate appropriations panel that deals with education spending. Now, U.S. Rep. George Miller of California, the top Democrat on the House Education Committee, is hoping his panel will follow...

July 25, 2012

Lawmakers Explore Impact of Automatic Cuts on Education

A set of sweeping, across-the-board trigger cuts set to go into effect in January would be "devastating" to education programs, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Democratic lawmakers said at a hearing today.

July 17, 2012

House K-12 Spending Bill Would Scrap Race to the Top

House Republicans are seeking to ax Race to the Top, Investing in Innovation, and the School Improvement Grants while providing a boost for special education.

July 12, 2012

Nearly 3,000 Education, Health, and Other Groups Unite to Fight Funding Cuts

Advocates for education have a new, big posse to help fight those automatic spending cuts known as "sequestration" which are set to hit almost every federal program on January 2 unless Congress comes up with some sort of big, sweeping deal to stop them.

June 29, 2012

New Anti-Bullying Caucus Forms in U.S. House

The new group hopes to push forward federal anti-bullying legislation that has languished and increase state and local efforts to combat bullying.

June 27, 2012

Which Districts Are Getting Race to the Top Buzz?

Want to win your office betting pool on the Race to the Top District competition? A survey of "education insiders" recently published by Whiteboard Advisers puts the smart money on Los Angeles Unified

June 19, 2012

Senate Panel Would Allow Use of After-School Funds for Extended Day

Should states and schools be able to use federal dollars originally aimed at afterschool and summer learning programs to add extra time to the school day? The Senate appropriations committee says yes.

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