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January 22, 2018

Children's Health Insurance Gets Six-Year Extension

A stop-gap funding bill passed by Congress includes long-term money for the popular Childrens Health Insurance Program, but advocates wonder why it took so long.

January 22, 2018

Government on Track to Reopen, But for How Long? A Deal on DACA Will Be Key

Although the government was on track to reopen on Monday after a brief shutdown, issues underlying behind it, specifically the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, haven't been resolved by the deal, which lasts until Feb. 8.

January 18, 2018

Trump's Education Department Picks Get Senate Committee Approval

Jim Blew, Kenneth L. Marcus, and Mick Zais got the OK from the Senate education committee for positions under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

January 18, 2018

Lawmakers Press Trump to Spend on Public School Infrastructure

Senators tell President Donald Trump that improving school facilities is "essential for advancing student achievement" and should be a part of any broader infrastructure spending plan.

January 11, 2018

Senate Democrats Force Vote in Bid to Restore Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to overturn net neutrality has school districts worried about the kind of access they could provide to online educational services.

January 09, 2018

New Sens. Doug Jones and Tina Smith Join Senate Education Committee

Jones and Smith will replace Al Franken, the former Democratic senator from Minnesota who resigned last month after allegations of sexual misconduct, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.

January 09, 2018

What Congress Hasn't Finished or Started: Data Privacy, Career-Tech, and Special Ed. Law

On some issues, like career and technical education, Congress has made progress over the past year. On other issues like student-data privacy, not so much.

January 08, 2018

Here Are Possible Picks to Replace Al Franken on the Senate Ed. Committee

Al Franken left the Senate at the start of 2018, and that means there are only 10 Democrats on the Senate education committee. We look at a few potential replacements for him.

January 02, 2018

Sen. Orrin Hatch, Co-Author of Children's Health Insurance Program, to Retire

A member of the Senate education committee, Hatch also authored the Education Innovation and Research program, which is included in the Every Student Succeeds Act.

January 02, 2018

Senators Push for Hearings on the State of Schools in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Eight senators said in a letter that such proceedings would help provide "a detailed understanding of the health and education challenges facing Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands."

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