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National School Boards Association supports Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act

Source: National School Boards Association The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act (ICNEA), H.R. 5003, was introduced on Wednesday, April 20, by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education (of the House … Continue reading

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Federal Update: Sequestration remains a concern; Senate committee marks up child nutrition reauthorization

The United States Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with work ahead to finalize a funding bill for fiscal year 2016. The overall concern is averting another round of across-the-board budget cuts from sequestration that could begin at the … Continue reading

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Federal Update: Comparison of U.S. House, Senate ESEA bills; hearing held on Child Nutrition Act

In early June, the U.S. Senate may consider their version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) bill, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (S. 1177), after senators return to Capitol Hill from their Memorial Day/State Work Period. … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Education committees explore teacher licensure, free school breakfast

In the House … The House Education Innovation Policy Committee began a discussion Tuesday on a teacher licensure bill (HF2) introduced by Rep. Jenifer Loon (Eden Prairie). This proposal aims to streamline the licensure process for out-of-state educators and encourage reciprocity, … Continue reading

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