Category Archives: Federal Update

Federal Update: Consolidated funding bill signed

President Donald Trump recently signed the fiscal year 2019 consolidated appropriations bill into law, thereby providing funding for all government operations through the end of this fiscal year (September 30, 2019). While funding for the U.S. Departments of Education, Health … Continue reading

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Session Snapshot

Week 6 April 11-15 A Glance at the Week The Senate Education Finance Omnibus bill was released on Wednesday with an increase in education target. Amendments were heard on Thursday. Minnesota Department of Education held the second of several Every … Continue reading

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Federal Update: U.S. Speaker Boehner to resign; senators champion local school board governance in ESEA rewrite

Source: National School Boards Association (NSBA) Today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced that he will resign from Congress at the end of October. Speaker Boehner has served in Congress since 1990 and became Speaker of the House in 2011.┬áDuring … Continue reading

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