Education News

Education Insider for May 17, 2019

House Passes the Equality Act, Paves the Way for Federal LGBTQ Protections The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, H.R. 5, last week,voting to add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected characteristics under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, and other laws. Fewer than half the states have fully

Education News

Education Insider for May 12, 2019

House Appropriations Committee Approves Education Funding Bill Members of the House Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, HHS, Education budget on May 8, which boosts education funding by 6 percent. The bill funds programs that affect individuals and families at every stage, from early childhood to retirement.  “With historic investments in programs that provide opportunities for