November 20, 1991 1 min read

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

Legislative Action

Health Education

The Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management held a hearing last week on the efficacy of health-education programs.

School Reform

$2 The Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee last week approved a bill to fund reform plans in states and schools.

Unemployment Benefits

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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.

A version of this article appeared in the November 20, 1991 edition of Education Week as CAPITAL UPDATE