Capital Update

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Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.

Legislative Action

Omnibus Education Bill
S2
The Senate last week began debate on S 2, the comprehensive education-reform bill sponsored by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Democrat of Massachusetts.

Education Department

Chapter 2
Final Regulations
The Education Department published in the Jan. 10 Federal Register regulations allowing Chapter 2 funds to be used for training programs that help teachers and counselors identify potential illiterates.

School-College Partnerships
Grant Announcement
The Education Department published in the Jan. 14 Federal Register priorities and selection criteria for a new grant program designed to bolster school-college partnerships.

Vol. 11, Issue 19, Page 24

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