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Education Report: October 10, 2008
Submitted by Ben McClenahan on October 14, 2008 - 12:28pm
Please see the Education Report for October 10, courtesy of Washington Partners below. Highlightsinclude:
Appropriations--Looking ahead to negotiations over education funding for Fiscal Year 2009
-Next stage: conference committee meetings to come up with a comprehensive spending plan
-When can we expect this to be announced?
-What are prospects for education funding?
Department of Ed. Hosts Public Hearing on regulations for the Higher Ed and Opportunity Act
Event Focusing on "Educational Entrepreneurship": What do the Candidates think?
-Representatives from each campaign voice their general support of the approach, their particular shared support of charter schools, and the different ways that entreprenuerial endeavors would fit into their platform on education.
Be sure to use the outline on the first page of the report to navigate your areas of interest and to scan the "In the News" and "New Publications" sections for other articles and useful resources.