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- Federal What’s Behind the Push for a $60K Base Teacher SalaryWhen reintroduced in Congress, a bill to raise teacher salaries will include money to account for regional cost differences.Federal Teachers Shouldn't Have to Drive Ubers on the Side, Education Secretary SaysIn a speech on priorities for the year, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said teachers should be paid competitive salaries.Federal A Chaotic Start to a New Congress: What Educators Need to KnowA new slate of lawmakers will have the chance to influence federal education policy in the 118th Congress.Federal Historic Changes to Title IX and School Safety Funding: How 2022 Shaped K-12 PolicyFederal lawmakers sought to make Title IX more inclusive, respond to school shootings, and crack down on corrupt charter schools.Federal What Education Issues Did Voters Care About Most? Hint: It Was Not Critical Race TheoryAn NEA poll shows voters' education priorities in the midterm elections.Federal Teachers Would Make at Least $60K Under New Federal BillThe American Teacher Act would create federal grants to incentivize states to raise the pay floor.Federal Conservative Backlash Pushes Biden Administration to Dissolve New National Parent CouncilParent advocacy groups sued the U.S. Department of Education over the council, claiming it was unlawfully biased.Federal How a Divided Congress Will Influence K-12 Education PolicyThe U.S. Senate and House of Representatives education committees will have new leaders in January.Federal What the Federal 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Actually SaysThe bill would restrict federal funds for lessons on LGBTQ identities. The outcome of this week's election could revive its prospects.Federal Fed's Education Research Board Is Back. Here's Why That MattersDefunct for years, the National Board for Education Sciences has new members and new priorities.Federal Opinion NAEP Needs to Be Kept at Arm’s Length From PoliticsIt’s in all our interests to ensure NAEP releases are buffered from political considerations and walled off from political appointees.Federal Feds Emphasize Legal Protections for Pregnant or Recently Pregnant Students, EmployeesThe U.S. Department of Education has released a new resource summary related to pregnancy discrimination in schools.Federal Conservatives Hammer on Hot-Button K-12 Education Issues at Federalist Society EventThe influential legal group discussed critical race theory, gender identity, and Title IX.Federal Cardona Back-to-School Tour to Focus on Teacher Pipeline, Academic RecoveryU.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will spend a week traveling to six states to highlight a range of K-12 priorities.Federal Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness: How Much Will It Help Teachers?Advocates say Black educators—who tend to carry heavier debt loads—won't benefit as much.