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COVID-19: US State Policy Report – June 25, 2020

This report captures the shifting state, territorial and local government policies and guidance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and reopening of the economy in the US by tracking public information from official sources, such as gubernatorial comments, executive actions and guidance. The following states have new or updated information: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, … Continue Reading

COVID-19: US State Policy Report – June 10, 2020

This report captures the shifting state, territorial and local government policies and guidance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and reopening of the economy in the US by tracking public information from official sources, such as gubernatorial comments, executive actions and guidance. The following states have new or updated information: Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New … Continue Reading

90/10 Rule, Early Childhood Education & Proposed College Ratings System

Legislative Activity 90/10 Rule Legislation Last week, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced the Protecting Our Students and Taxpayers (POST) Act of 2013 (S. 1659) to amend the current 90/10 rule that requires for-profit colleges to receive no more than 90 percent … Continue Reading

Hearings Examining Ways to Improve Education Research

Legislative Activity Reauthorization Legislation On Tuesday, September 10, the House Education and the Workforce Committee held its first hearing this Congress to examine opportunities to improve education research and the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), and committed to move forward with the reauthorization of the Education Sciences Reform Act (ESRA), which created IES in 2002. … Continue Reading

Wheeler Hearing; Tentative Agenda for FCC’s June Meeting

Legislative Activity Wheeler Hearing The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 18 on the nomination of Mr. Thomas Wheeler to be Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller’s decision to move forward without a Republican nominee to fill the other vacancy on the … Continue Reading
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