Policy and Legislation


Washington Update: It’s Crunch Time

Legally Speaking

Abuse Prevention

Is your house in order for the new school year?

Legally Speaking

Some Children Are Left Behind

Here is one school safety issue that we can address.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

A Couple of Things



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.

Do you agree that education facilities should be among the top three priorities of the federal infrastructure spending package?



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