Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.
Omnibus Education Bill
The Senate last week began debate on S 2, the comprehensive education-reform bill sponsored by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Democrat of Massachusetts.
The Education Department published in the Jan. 10 Federal Register regulations allowing Chapter 2 funds to be used for training programs that help teachers and counselors identify potential illiterates.
The Education Department published in the Jan. 14 Federal Register priorities and selection criteria for a new grant program designed to bolster school-college partnerships.
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