Dear Colleagues, If your head is spinning with President Biden’s massive proposals for new investments in education, you are not alone! In addition to the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), two more proposals are on the table. And these are in addition to the [...]
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Dear Colleagues, The Biden Administration is setting new records for promoting massive investments in education – unprecedented investments that could transform American schooling. But Congress would have to agree, and therein lies the rub! 1. President Biden Unveils Massive “Skinny” Budget Earlier this month, the White [...]
Dear Colleagues, While Congress was out of session this week, President Biden had no problem filling the policy void. It really is hard to believe that he has been in office just over two months. His team is working nonstop, and on BIG initiatives. With [...]
Dear Colleagues, Washington is abloom with the cherry blossoms set to peak April 2-5. While visitors to the tidal basin will be limited, the delight of welcoming spring after a long hard winter is unlimited! Just in time for spring, the Biden team has launched [...]
Dear Colleagues, With spring around the corner, massive funding ready to flow into school districts and institutions of higher education around the country, and shots increasingly in arms – it’s a good time to exhale and know that better times are on the way. 1. [...]
Dear Colleagues, It’s hard to overestimate the enormity of the funding that is about to flow into education from the federal government. For starters – know that the amount that goes to K-12 is 8 times the average annual amount that flows through Title I of [...]
Dear Colleagues: When the daffodils are sprouting and the crocuses begin to smile, we know that spring is on the way! In less than a month the cherry blossoms will erupt around the Tidal Basin and there will be no turning back. And aren’t we ready? 1. [...]
Dear Colleagues: Congress moved forward with the massive COVID relief bill this week as the Biden team continued to issue guidance and name nominees for the Department of Education. 1. Congress Moves on COVID Relief Bill and More This week Congress moved closer to the [...]
Dear Colleagues: I imagine you have been glued to your tv watching the impeachment trial in the Senate this week, as I have. My Representative – Jamie Raskin (D-MD) – led the House in presenting the case for conviction. Whatever your politics, I think you [...]
Dear Colleagues: Congress swung back into full gear this week moving legislation and addressing turmoil simultaneously. Perhaps there is hope for chewing gum and walking at the same time. House and Senate Press Forward Despite Turmoil Swirling In a pair of head-scratching moves, the Republican House [...]