1. Budget and Appropriations
-Even though Members were gone for the week, there were plenty of cherry blossoms and tourists flooding the Capital this week.
-Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced last week that there were only two winners in the first round of the Race to the Top Funding.
-Staff of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee were hard at work planning oversight hearings on ESEA; reviewing the thousands of public comments on ESEA reauthorization; and developing legislative language for the pending reauthorization.
2. In Brief
-The next Social Contract for the Primary years of Education
Be sure to also check out sections #3 (New Publications) and #4 (In the News) for articles of interest.
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