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Civil Rights Commission
HR 3532

The Congress Nov. 17 cleared a bill extending the Commission on Civil Rights through Sept. 30, 1991.

Drug-Free Schools
HR 3614

The House and Senate last week approved legislation expanding federal drug-education programs and requiring schools to establish anti-drug policies to receive federal funds. (See page 20.)

Education Budget, Fiscal 1990
Deficit Reduction
HR 3566, HR 3299

The Congress last week gave final approval to a bill making appropriations for the Education Department, and to a measure trimming the budget to meet deficit-reduction targets. (See page 19.)

Education of the Handicapped
S 1824

The Senate last week passed a bill reauthorizing discretionary programs of the Education of the Handicapped Act.

Taft Institute
S 1939

The Senate last week passed a bill authorizing funds for the Taft Institute, which holds seminars on American government for precollegiate educators.

Vol. 09, Issue 13

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