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Federal Flash 9/8/17: Congress’s Busy Agenda and Trump’s Decision to End DACA


This episode of Federal Flash outlines the U.S. Congress’s very full legislative agenda, which includes determining education funding levels, from now until the end of the year, plus the next steps for President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program.

It also covers a congressional hearing on the Federal Communications Commission’s Lifeline program, which provides subsidies to low-income households to purchase telephone and internet service.

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“Federal Flash” is the Alliance for Excellent Education’s five-minute (or less!) video series on important developments in education policy in Washington, DC.

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