Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.
The Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management held a hearing last week on the efficacy of health-education programs.
$2 The Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee last week approved a bill to fund reform plans in states and schools.
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The House last week approved a compromise bill to extend unemployment benefits, funding the change in part with a crackdown on student-loan defaults.
Urban and Rural Schools
The House Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education held a hearing last week on a proposal for federal aid to urban and rural schools.