Rep. Foxx Calls for Sec. Cardona’s Resignation, Will not Return as Chair in 2025

House Education and the Workforce Committee Chair Rep. Virginia Foxx has called on Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to resign after she claims he declined to condemn a chant used by pro-Palestinian protesters as antisemitic in a February 7th interview. She condemned Cardona’s remarks to a group of Jewish reporters after…

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House Hearing Update: CTE Option Availability Critical for Student Success

During the January 18th House Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee hearing, participants averred that career options for high schools students should no longer be couched be limited to just college. Led by Chairman Aaron Bean (R-FL), the hearing covered the role career and technical education (CTE) plays in…

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DOJ Releases Report on its Critical Incident Review of the Response to the Mass Shooting at Robb Elementary School

On January 18, 2024, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the release of a report on its critical incident review of the law enforcement response to the tragic school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the review shortly after the tragedy…

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Biden Signs Congress’ Stopgap CR Keeping USDE Funding Levels the Same thru March 8th

On January 18, 2024, Congress approved a stopgap measure to keep the federal government funded through March 8th, successfully avoiding a partial shutdown that would have otherwise taken effect on January 20th.  The Continuing Resolution (CR) delays deciding the FY24 budget for federal agencies that include the U.S. Department of…

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