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House Releases Labor, HHS, Education Bill for FY 2019

Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee released their Labor-HHS-Education bill for Fiscal Year 2019. In total, the bill would provide $177.1 billion in discretionary spending, which…

DeVos Testifies on the Hill

DeVos Testifies on the Hill  On May 22nd, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos found herself defending the Trump Administration’s education priorities on Capitol Hill. She faced criticism from House Democrats on…

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Tell Us Your Title IV Success Story!

Congress has approved $1.1 billion in funding for the Title IV-A block grant in FY 2018, otherwise known as the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grants. This is a…

MIOSM and Music Education State Advocacy

MIOSM® and Music Education State Advocacy As we end another successful Music in Our Schools Month® (MIOSM), we would like to highlight some of the great advocacy efforts by our…

Congressional Leaders Reach Two Year Budget Deal

Update (2/9/2018): After shutting down for five and a half hours, Congress passed their budget agreement early Friday morning.  The agreement not only lifts the sequester caps, as mentioned below,…

Mariachi Huenachi on Capitol Hill

  Mariachi Huenachi on Capitol Hill The month of October is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Mariachi Huenachi from Wenatchee High School was invited to perform in Washington, D.C., for the…