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Federal Flash 3/11/16: Senate Committee Votes on Ed. Secretary; FCC’s New Lifeline Proposal & More

This week was a busy one for education policy in Washington, DC:

The Senate’s education committee voted on Dr. John King’s nomination to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education; Dr. King testified before the Senate’s education committee on President Obama’s education budget; The U.S. Department of Education took another step forward on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unveiled a proposal to better deliver broadband internet access to low-income families.

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Federal Flash: 3/18/16: U.S. Senate Working on Career and Technical Education Rewrite

This week’s Federal Flash focuses on the U.S. Senate, which confirmed Dr. John King as U.S. Secretary of Education. Additionally, it provides an update on the Senate education committee’s work to rewrite of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. For an email alert when the next Federal Flash is available, email alliance@all4ed.org.

In conjunction with this week’s Federal Flash, the Alliance released new fact sheets on the Every Student Succeeds Act. In addition to fact sheets on accountability, assessments, high schools, and teachers and school leaders, the new fact sheets focus on digital learning, Deeper Learning, and Linked Learning. Access all of the fact sheets, which are paired with special editions of Federal Flash, at www.all4ed.org/essa.

 

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Federal Flash: 3/25/16: ESSA Negotiations and Federal Education Funding

This week marked the beginning of negotiated rulemaking for the recently passed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Today’s episode of Federal Flash explains negotiated rulemaking and examines the issues discussed in this week’s session. It also reviews U.S. Secretary of Education John King’s appearance before a Senate subcommittee to discuss federal education funding and a House committee hearing on effectively using student data while protecting student privacy.

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Federal Flash: 4/1/16: FCC Votes to Approve Lifeline Modernization

On March 31, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to modernize its Lifeline program to include access to internet for low-income families. This episode of Federal Flash examines what the decision means for schools, school districts, and low-income families. To learn more about Lifeline, visit www.all4ed.org/Lifeline.

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Federal Flash: 4/15/16: Congressional Angst on ESSA Implementation

Republicans and Democrats came together to get rid of the No Child Left Behind Act, but they have very different opinions about how to implement the new law—the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)—that replaced it. Those opinions came to a head this week during a hearing by the Senate education committee.

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Federal Flash 4/22/16: ESSA Road to Regulation Continues

The road to regulation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) continues. Earlier this week, after eight days of meetings, the negotiated rulemaking committee—a committee of state and district leaders, teachers, civil rights organizations, and others who were convened by the U.S. Department of Education—finished their work.

This week’s episode of Federal Flash examines where progress was made, as well as the next steps in the ESSA implementation process.

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Federal Flash: 5/6/16: The Latest on ESSA Plus News on Two Federal Grants for Education

This week’s episode of Federal Flash examines two important announcements—one on assessments, the other on the Every Student Succeeds Act—that the U.S. Department of Education made this week. It also includes information on possible congressional action on the Higher Education Act and Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.

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Federal Flash: 5/20/16: When to Expect ESSA Regulations; Rewriting the Career Tech Education Law

This week’s episode of Federal Flash examines the U.S. Department of Education’s timeline for releasing proposed regulations on accountability provisions; state plans; supplement, not supplant; and assessments under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). It also reports on congressional plans to rewrite the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.

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