The House appropriations committee's education spending bill for fiscal 2017 boosts federal spending on special education and a new block grant, but makes cuts to or eliminates several other programs.
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July 14, 2016
July 12, 2016
Last week, we reported on key aspects of the spending bill that was approved by the House panel overseeing education funding, such as the increases for the Title IV block grant and special education.
May 02, 2016
North Carolina New Schools was the first i3 grantee to go from the "validation" level—for programs with some evidence to back them up—to the Scale Up, for proven approaches ready to go big.
April 28, 2016
The law's lead authors in the House—Reps. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House education committee, and Bobby Scott, the top Democrat—sent a letter to lawmakers who oversee K-12 spending asking for full funding—$1.6 billion or more—for a new flexible spending program.
March 31, 2016
Why is comparability on people's minds? It's because of negotiated rulemaking for supplement-not-supplant, a federal requirement that Title I money must provide additional services, and not simply supplant state and local funding.
March 28, 2016
A new report explores how explores how states and the U.S. Department of Education can support new, local, and more effective approaches to Title I spending.
March 16, 2016
Groups including AASA, The School Administrators Association, the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Rural Education Association seek Title I funding at $450 million above the president's budget.
March 01, 2016
Districts in more than 30 states could lose some Title I funding if Congress adopts the president's fiscal 2017 budget proposal, says an unpublished Congressional Research Service analysis.
February 24, 2016
Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. highlighted efforts to improve school diversity and elevate the teaching profession in the Education Department's fiscal 2016 budget request.
February 18, 2016
The authors of the Every Student Succeeds Act tried to pare down the number of Education Department staff, but President Barack Obama apparently has other ideas.