Policy and Legislation


Washington Update: FY2020 Budget Request, Dead on Arrival

As the current administration's FY2020 proposed budget is released, the work is cut out for both houses’ appropriations and budget committees to meet the deadlines to finalize a FY 2020 budget. But like in most past years, the likelihood of meeting it is a far reach.

Washington Update: Changes in Congress or Business as Usual?

Many of you are on the edge of your seats with the mid-term elections only a few weeks away—Tuesday, November 6. The outcome of these elections will have an effect on national, state, and local education policy and politics.

Washington Update: It’s Crunch Time

Legally Speaking (Insight on the Issues)

College Student Safety Law

An update on "special relationships" and shared responsibility.

Washington Update: What Will Happen Next?

Legally Speaking (Insight On The Issues)

Next Up in Title IX Compliance

Protecting employees from sexual harassment and violence by students.

Legally Speaking (Insight on the Issues)

Mission Possible

Thoughts on the legal significance of working in teams.



Legally Speaking (Insight on the Issues)

Title IX... in Regulatory Limbo

What to expect as our work with Title IX evolves.

Legally Speaking (Insight on the Issues)

A Blueprint for Title IX Compliance

A working model for responding to reports of sexual harassment and violence.

Washington Update - Let’s Make a Deal: Appropriations and Other Policy Issues

Lawmakers appear to be sending early signals of independence to the Trump administration on education budget issues.

Washington Update. To Be or Not to Be: That is the Budget Question

The Trump administration’s “skinny budget” was submitted to Congress on March 16, 2017. The proposed budget received little support from both Republicans and Democrats, and was almost unanimously criticized by education associations, think tanks and related groups.

Washington Update: Where Are the Nation and Education Headed?

In the weeks to come we will learn more about the approach Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will be taking and who will be some of the key players in the agency.

Washington Update: Post-Election and Pre-Inauguration

After the election the country entered a period of uncertainty. Recent polling data indicates that 50 percent of Americans approve of how the transition is moving. Several experts have found it to be quite different than transitions in the past.

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