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The U.S. Department of Education just issued an Interim Final Rule regarding its equitable services guidance for CARES Act funding to school districts. Access the U.S. Department of Education’s press release for details. U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton (Massachusetts) and U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber (Minnesota) sent a letter today to Secretary DeVos, urging…

Source: National School Boards Association (NSBA) On February 12, the Trump Administration submitted the fiscal year 2019 budget request to Congress, which proposes a $3.8 billion cut to the U.S. Department of Education, a $2.6 billion decrease for the U.S. Department of Labor, and an $18 billion decrease for the…

Source: National School Boards Association On Friday, National School Boards Association (NSBA) Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s signing of the FY 2017 Omnibus Bill: The FY 2017 Omnibus Bill represents a much-needed investment in our country’s economy, global…

Source: National School Boards Association The U.S. House of Representatives approved a consolidated appropriations bill (H.R. 244) to fund public education and other programs throughout the remainder of fiscal year 2017. The measure passed the House by a vote of 309-118.

Source: National School Boards Association A one-week Continuing Resolution (CR) has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. The U.S. Senate approved the measure Friday, April 28, by a voice vote. The U.S. House vote on the CR (H.J. Res. 99) is recorded at clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll236.xml. The CR continues federal funding at…

Visit https://youtu.be/MNc0kYXt6Ig to watch NSBA’s funding video. Source: National School Boards Association Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with the priority of passing an appropriations bill to fund education investments and other federal programs for the remainder of fiscal year 2017. Congress has only one more day…

Source: National School Boards Association By Mary McKee, National School Boards Association (NSBA) On Tuesday afternoon, a federal judge granted an emergency preliminary injunction to delay implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime regulation set to take effect next week, on December 1. As you know, the finalized regulations…

  Source: National School Boards Association (NSBA) The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Thursday held the second day of negotiations for its second session. U.S. Department of Education (ED) officials opened the meeting seeking comments on its proposed definition of “students with the most significant cognitive disabilities.”…

Source: National School Boards Association The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Negotiated Rulemaking Committee convened again Tuesday in Washington, D.C. with energetic and dynamic conversations surrounding assessments, with the importance of local governance reinforced by negotiators during the second discussion item on eighth-grade assessments. National School Boards Association (NSBA) officials…

Source: National School Boards Association Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) was elected today to serve as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) looks forward to working with Speaker Ryan during his tenure to advance priorities critical to the success of our nation’s public…

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