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Last-Minute Congressional Passage Of Highway-Mass Transit Funding Bill Still Leaves Union Leaders Grumbling

WASHINGTON—Congress’ literally last-minute passage of a $11 billion bill to fund highway, bridge and mass transit projects through next May still left union leaders grumbling. That’s because the lawmakers did nothing to solve the permanent problems of the Highway Trust Fund, whose gas tax revenues ordinarily fuel the projects. The fund was running out of money, thus threatening to idle 700,000 construction workers at the height of construction season, when lawmakers acted. And solons found the funds elsewhere, thus “kicking the can down the road” before leaving August 1 for their month-long recess.

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Principals’ Organizations Advocate for Improved Professional Development Funding

Principals’ Organizations Advocate for Improved Professional Development Funding  Urge Congress to Revise ESEA Title II Funding Language  Washington – Calling on Congress to provide at least 10 percent of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) professional development funding be directed toward principals, three organizations representing 95,000 school leaders across the country have banded together in an unprecedented partnership to […]

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