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September 07, 2011

Lawmaker Eyes School Construction to Spur Economy

School construction funding is the centerpiece of a bill to be introduced by Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., top Democrat on the House appropriations panel that oversees K-12 spending.

September 07, 2011

Don't Trash Talk the Tubers (or Corn, Peas, or Lima Beans)

Some U.S. senators are fighting a proposal that would cut the amount of potatoes, peas, corn, and lima beans served in school meals.

August 11, 2011

House Democrats Urge Swift Adoption of School Meal Rules

A group of House Democrats want the U.S. Department of Agriculture to quickly finalize its proposed sweeping changes to rules about school breakfasts and lunches.

August 10, 2011

K-12 Advocates to Closely Follow Debt Committee

Folks have been waiting with baited breath to find out who, exactly, is on this so-called super committee. And education advocates probably broke open the champagne when they heard that Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., was going to co-chair.

August 01, 2011

Debt Ceiling Deal: Big Questions for K-12

The compromise legislation that will raise the debt ceiling will create new federal spending caps, which are likely to affect education, advocates warn.

August 01, 2011

Debt Ceiling Deal: What It Means for Pell Grants

The agreement worked out between the White House and congressional negotiators would avoid dire cuts to the $23 billion program.

July 28, 2011

Advocates Press Lawmakers on Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Education advocates are desperately scrambling to ensure that lawmakers look out for K-12 interests in a final agreement on the debt ceiling.

July 27, 2011

Harkin: No Specific Target Date Now for ESEA

The Senate education chairman declined today to be specific about exactly when the panel would get around to marking up the very, very long-overdue ESEA reauthorization bill.

July 13, 2011

Education Funding Flexibility Bill Clears House Committee

Republicans say the measure would make it easier for districts and states to direct federal dollars where they are most needed.But Democrats say the proposed leeway would allow districts and states to ignore the students most at risk - poor and minority kids.

July 12, 2011

Bill Would Aim More Title I Aid at Poor, Rural Schools

New legislation in Congress would overhaul the Title I funding formula, which rural advocates say favors larger, urban areas over poor, rural districts and small cities.

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