Category Archives: 2018 U.S. Congress

Federal school safety grants are available

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance are seeking applications for funding under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program. Grants are available for the STOP School Violence … Continue reading

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NSBA Federal Update: Budget update

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. … Continue reading

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NSBA Federal Update: Congress agrees on spending deal

Source: National School Boards Association CONGRESSIONAL NEWS Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations: After heated debate on both the House and Senate floor overnight, Congressional leaders have finally reached a long-sought agreement on topline spending that will pave the way to complete … Continue reading

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