Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced a bill that would cut the $119 million Teaching American History program and the $100 million Educational Tech State Grants.
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April 05, 2011
March 17, 2011
The latest temporary funding measure, which expires April 8, avoids a government shutdown for now and gives lawmakers more time to work on a budget for the rest of year.
March 15, 2011
The latest stopgap federal spending bill would continue K-12 funding at fiscal 2010 levels through April 8, but makes no new cuts to education.
March 14, 2011
President Barack Obama drew a line in the sand against attempts to cut education spending as Congress struggles to come up with a federal budget for the rest of the year.
March 09, 2011
A House bill with deep cuts to education and a Senate measure with modest increases both fail, sending lawmakers back to the drawing board.
March 08, 2011
The president plans to tout his administration's $90 million plan to create a new education research initiative modeled after DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
March 04, 2011
The Senate Democrats' bill would provide slight increases for Head Start and Title I grants to districts, a sharp contrast to the House bill, which would cut education.
March 03, 2011
The stopgap federal spending bill that President Barack Obama signed into law yesterday almost certainly spells the end of federal funding for more than a dozen education programs.
March 02, 2011
Reading programs take a hard hit in the bill keeping the federal government open until March 18 while Congress hammers out a budget for the rest of the fiscal year.
March 01, 2011
The House of Representatives has approved a bill that would keep the lights on at the U.S. Department of Education and other agencies for the next two weeks, but also cut spending on some programs.