On June 22, the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 2353, the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act,” to reauthorize career and technical education programs.
On June 22, Senate Republicans unveiled their health care overhaul proposal.
On June 19, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Year Round Pell grants will be available to students beginning July 1, 2017.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA):
USED Releases FAQ on State ESSA Plans: U.S. Department of Education (USED) released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document on ESSA Consolidated State plans. The release of the document follows the Department’s posting initial feedback on ESSA state plans to New Mexico, Delaware, and Nevada. Some questions answered in the FAQ include information on how the Department is determining what to include in the initial feedback it is providing to each state and what are the common requests for clarification that the Department has made to states, among other questions. The FAQ document is available here.
June 16, 2017
Democratic Members Raise Concerns With AMC Sale of For-Profit Colleges: A group of House and Senate […]