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Equity and the Origins of ESEA

Jack Jennings, Author, Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools (Harvard Education Press, March 2015), describes the influential role that the federal government has played in education since the 1960s. Jennings served as staff director and general counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor for almost three decades and later founded the Center on Education Policy. He provides the inside story on how the federal government adopted the pursuit of equity as the focus of its education policy.

Categories: Action Academy: Federal Education Policy

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Influencing Congress

How can an ordinary person impact Congress? Jack Jennings, Author, Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools (Harvard Education Press, March 2015), dispels some of the mystery of Congress and shares sage advice on meeting with its members and their staff to influence action on federal education policies.

Categories: Action Academy: Federal Education Policy

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Federal Flash: May 21

A Little Known Fact About Federal Education Funding

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Three Important Things In the New Perkins Career and Technical Education Law

Today’s Federal Flash covers three important things in the new federal career and technical education law that is on its way to President Trump’s desk. It also reviews the Education Department’s proposed new rules for the charter school program and a  tuition-free community college proposal from House Democrats to renew the Higher Education Act.

Watch at www.all4ed.org/FederalFlash 

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Broadening Support for Federal Aid

A specific challenge in developing federal policy is to find or build general support while concentrating on major problems that chiefly affect limited and often relatively powerless segments of the population. Jack Jennings, Author, Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools (Harvard Education Press, March 2015), reflects on the lessons learned about developing effective policies that can have widespread and profound effects.

Categories: Action Academy: Federal Education Policy
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