Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.
The House Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights held a hearing last week in preparation for reauthorization of the Technological Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act, which supports efforts to procure technological aids for disabled people, including special-education students.
The House Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education continued hearings last week in preparation for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, focusing on successful Chapter 1 programs.
The Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee last week held a
hearing on President Clinton's national-service proposal, which would
allow young people to engage in national or community service in
exchange for federal college aid.