Ah, Wednesday, and since it’s past 1pm, well, on the east coast at least, it means you’re halfway through the work week. What will come of the remaining 2.5 days of your work week? Promotion? Rainstorm? ESEA reauthorization? Who can say, really? What we do know is that there are some education policy tidbits for you this afternoon. High School Soup’s Daily Announcements: Consistency in an Inconsistent Education World.
The Senate subcommittee that oversees education spending passed a bill that would increase the U.S. Department of Education’s budget by $400 million to $68.5 billion. Education Week has the report here. Increases would be made to school districts’ Title I allocations as well as special education state grants. The bill passed on an unsurprising party line vote 10-7.Read Entire Post