On September 14, the House voted to pass H.R. 3354, the “Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act,” by a vote of 211-198.
On September 14, Ranking Member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced H.R.3773/S.1806, the “Child Care for Working Families Act.”
This week, USED Secretary Betsy DeVos began her “Rethink School” tour in the West and Midwest to “showcase creative ways in which education leaders are meeting the needs of students in K-12 and higher education.” The tour involves visits to a number of different types of schools, including traditional public schools, charter schools, and community colleges, among others.
Budget & Appropriations:
Omnibus Bill Approved by the House: The House voted to pass H.R. 3354, the “Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act,” by a vote of 211-198. This Omnibus bill combines the remaining House-drafted Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 bills into one bill. The bill as approved includes an overall three percent cut to the U.S. Department of Education […]