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House FY22 appropriations action update

By Jon Bernstein | July 13, 2021

On Monday, July 12, 2021, the House Labor Health Human Services (HHS) and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved by voice vote a FY22 spending bill that would increase Department of Education funding by 41%, and by and large, would make the same major investments in Title I, IDEA, and mental health that President Biden sought in […]

Update from Capitol Hill: Education Secretary Miguel Cardona advocates in the Senate for big education increase

By Jon Bernstein | June 23, 2021

Last week, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona went up to Capitol Hill to advocate for the President’s Proposed FY22 Education Budget and faced questions from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that focused mainly on higher education funding and issues related to student loans. Republican Senators pushed back on overall spending levels and the concept of free community […]

FY22 Appropriations process underway

By Melinda George | May 11, 2021

On May 5, the House Labor HHS Education Appropriations Subcommittee launched the FY 2022 appropriations process with a hearing to hear from US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona about President Biden’s proposed FY22 budget for the Department of Education. The hearing occurred even though the Department has only publicly released a few top-line FY22 education […]

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