Education Federal Update

Staff in NCSL's Washington office provide you with the latest information on actions by Congress and the Administration.  Read the latest newsletter and be up to date on events in D.C.!

July 2, 2015 Edition
In this issue.... ESEA on the move...NCSL leaders at the White House, meet with Duncan...Labor-HHS-Education budget process...College ratings

March 30, 2015 Edition
In this issue.... ESEA update...Senate HELP seeks comments on HEA reauthorization...Student aid bill of rights...Student data privacy

January 13, 2015 Edition
In this issue.... Administration action kicks off 2015...New year, new Congress...What you may have missed around the holidays

August 11, 2014 Edition
In this issue.... Special August Recess Edition: House approves higher ed bills...update on ESEA waivers

July 16, 2014 Edition
In this issue.... Workforce update & higher education bills move through Congress...ESEA flexibility update

July 3, 2014 Edition
In this issue.... Senate Approves Workforce Update....House and Senate Offer Differing Higher Ed Bills....E-Rate Changes Proposed....Standards for Special Education Students....Congressional Schedule Notes

May 14, 2014 Edition
In this issue.... House Moves on Research and Charter Bills....Recent Reports and Resources

March 20, 2014 Edition
In this issue.... Child Care & Development Block Grant....Two House Committee Hearings Held....Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Gainful Employment

March 10, 2014 Edition
In this issue.... The President's FY2015 Budget....Student Data Privacy....Fordham Report on Common Core....Preventing Teen Dating Violence

February 7, 2014 Edition
In this issue.... Federal Funding Portability....Common Core Legislation....GAO Student Loan Report....NCSL Education Resources

January 24, 2014 Edition
In this issue.... Education Omnibus Appropriations....TRIO and GEAR UP Hearing....Campus Sexual Violence....House Committee Hearing on Disadvantaged Students

November 22, 2013 Edition
In this issue.... Race to the Top CTE Program....Early Childhood Legislation Introduced....NCLB Waiver Extensions

October 31, 2013 Edition
In this issue.... Background Check Measure Passes House....NCSL on the Hill....NCLB Waivers: An Update

August 30, 2013 Edition
In this issue….No Child Left Behind Waiver Announcements….President Obama’s College Affordability Plan

August 1, 2013 Edition
In this issue…. House Passes ESEA Reauthorization…other legislation

June 14, 2013 Edition
In this issue…. Senate HELP Committee Approves Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization… Student Loan Interest Rate Fix Stalls in Senate

June 25, 2013 Edition
In this issue….Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court… House Committee Passes ESEA Reauthorization… U.S. Department of Education Offers Additional Waiver Flexibility