A new, more conservative Congress will get to set 2011 spending levels for K-12 programs.
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December 21, 2010
December 20, 2010
Federal education programs will be frozen until March 4 under a budget deal up for a vote this week, and next year a new, more conservative Congress will set spending levels for K-12.
December 17, 2010
Senate leaders' decision to stop action on a big giant spending bill could spell flat funding for most federal programs, including Title I and special education, until a new Congress is in place.
December 16, 2010
The Teacher Incentive Fund and the School Improvement Grant program would see some tweaks under the giant spending bill under consideration in the Senate.
December 14, 2010
The Senate's version of a spending bill for fiscal year 2011 includes some surprising increases for education and goes beyond what the House of Representatives is considering.
December 08, 2010
Leaders in the Democratic-for-now House of Representatives have included $550 million to extend the Race to the Top program in a big, giant spending bill that finances most government programs at last year's levels until Sept. 30.
December 07, 2010
As lawmakers struggle to complete some sort of spending plan, the administration is pushing lawmakers for another year of Race to the Top.
September 29, 2010
Supporters of the Race to the Top program have reasons to both cheer and jeer at Congress this week.
July 15, 2010
The Obama administration's centerpiece education reform program would get $800 million in fiscal 2011 under a bill approved by a House appropriations subcommittee.
July 28, 2009
After the stimulus windfall, Congress is looking at modest overall increases for education spending.