Policy and Legislation


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

A Couple of Things

Legally Speaking

Some Children Are Left Behind

Here is one school safety issue that we can address.

Education and Related Policy Predictions for 2018

Business Practices

Fundraising and Finance: The school–volunteer relationship.

Washington Update

This has been a difficult update to write because of how quickly things happen in Washington. Congress has only a few months before the end of this session to address several critical issues, and no one knows to expect on any given day from the President.



Washington Update Let’s Make a Deal: Appropriations and Other Policy Issues

Lawmakers appear to be sending early signals of independence to the Trump administration on education budget issues.

Washington Update. To Be or Not to Be: That is the Budget Question

The Trump administration’s “skinny budget” was submitted to Congress on March 16, 2017. The proposed budget received little support from both Republicans and Democrats, and was almost unanimously criticized by education associations, think tanks and related groups.

Legally Speaking

Be Prepared

The future of public education in the Trump era.

Washington Update

Where is the Nation and Education Headed?

Expect controversy and division, and definitely a difference in style and approach.

Washington Update: Where Are the Nation and Education Headed?

In the weeks to come we will learn more about the approach Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will be taking and who will be some of the key players in the agency.

Washington Update: Post-Election and Pre-Inauguration

After the election the country entered a period of uncertainty. Recent polling data indicates that 50 percent of Americans approve of how the transition is moving. Several experts have found it to be quite different than transitions in the past.

trends in education

Legislative

Education: Post Election and Pre-Inauguration

Do you think arming teachers and additional school personnel will help prevent school shooting incidents?



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