Legislative Watch List: October 9, 2008
Of potential interest in this week's Education Watch List from Washington Partners:
I. Emphasis on after school programs and expanded learning opportunities
- S.CON.RES. 104-- A joint resolution supporting "Lights on After School"
- H.R. 7127-- A bill authorizing the ED secretary to create grants to put the Total Learning Curriculum into use.
- H.R. 7154 -- An amendment of ESEA awarding teacher development grants for expanded learning and after school programs
II. Other teacher development legislation of interest:
H.R. 7063 -- grants aimed at improving teacher competency and raising student achievement in international education
Be sure to use the links on the first page of the report to help navigate your areas of interest.