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

In the Education Department

Chapter 1

Migrant-Education Program

Final Regulations

The Education Department last week published amended rules for the Chapter 1 migrant-education program. The rules, which appear in the May 30 Federal Register, correct errors and replace misleading language in the original regulations, which were published Oct. 23, 1989.

Drug-Free Workplace

Final Regulations

Final regulations for the governmentwide drug-free-workplace initiative were published in the May 25 Federal Register. The rules include numerous clarifications to interim rules published in January 1989, as well as a separate Education Department notice clarifying how the rules apply to student-aid programs.

Research Laboratories

Request for Proposals

The Education Department is now accepting applications to operate 10 regional educational-research laboratories, including a new lab for the Pacific Basin. Proposals must be submitted by June 18, according to a notice in the May 30 Federal Register.

Vol. 09, Issue 37

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