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Senate Appropriators Consider Labor-HHS-Education Bill

Last week, Senate appropriators began and then halted their consideration of the Fiscal Year (FY)15 Labor-HHS-Education bill, the measure which funds programs in the Department of Education, as well as the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services.   Though the details are still preliminary, at this point it appears that the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee cut the School Leadership Program by […]

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AFSA Attends Labor, Heath and Human Services, and Education Meeting

AFSA Attends Labor, Heath and Human Services, and Education Meeting

On November 7, 2013, AFSA attended a meeting of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education stakeholders. The meeting was called by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Sub-Committee on Labor, HHS, and Education, and generated so much interest that it was standing room only. Senator Harkin thanked everyone in attendance for “advocating for people who do […]

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AFSA attends Event Discussing Damages to the Head Start Program Due to Sequestration

AFSA attends Event Discussing Damages to the Head Start Program Due to Sequestration

On Wednesday, August 28th, AFSA attended an event held at the Center for American Progress (CAP), “Empty Seats, Lost Opportunities.” The event’s focus was on the critical Head Start program, and the damage sequestration is causing to the program, and more importantly, the children it serves. Head Start has provided comprehensive services for poor children since 1965. However, this national […]

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