Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.
The Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee last week approved a bill authorizing funds for development of television programming to help prepare young children for school.
The House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families last week held a hearing on the rising cost of college tuition.
Fiscal 1993 Appropriations
The Senate last week debated but did not pass a $245 billion social-services spending bill that includes $28.5 billion for Education Department programs.
The House Education and Labor Committee last week approved a bill requiring and providing funding for the testing of older school buildings for lead levels.
The House Postsecondary Education Subcommittee last week held a hearing on the Bush Administration's proposal to amend the definition of the cohort default rate.
The Labor Department is developing new regulations for the recently
passed Job Training Partnership Act amendments. The notice appeared in
the Sept. 10 Federal Register, and comments are due by Sept.