House Subcommittee Considers More Than 20 Bills Related to Innovation

The House Subcommittee on Energy and Trade on Health held a legislative hearing on March 17 to consider 22 bills related to medical innovation, oversight by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a variety of clinical trials. The hearing took place at a time when the subcommittee is drafting legislation to re-authorize FDA user … Read more

Education reform bills sail through Wisconsin Senate, face headwinds on governor’s desk | State

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Georgia GOP passing a flurry of controversial education bills. Democrats ask, ‘Why now?’

Two weekends in a row, protesters gathered near the Georgian capital to condemn a number of Republican-backed education bills that are now passing through the legislature. Parents, students and teachers waved placards with the slogan “Teach the Truth” and sang the old civil anthem “March for the Land of Freedom”. The bills include tough restrictions … Read more

Senate Education Committee Advances Bills to Ensure Comprehensive Education for All Students

The Senate Education Committee promotes bills to provide comprehensive education for all students Trenton – On Monday. The Senate Education Committee has put forward three bills authored by Senator Richard Cody that would provide a comprehensive education for students of all grades through a variety of means. “As time goes on, it is very important … Read more

Education bills, most likely to be vetoed, dominate state Senate’s wrap-up session

With small surprises, the State Senate worked out on Tuesday what is expected to be the last regular session in 2022. The most heated debate focused on nine controversial education bills backed by a majority of Republicans in the Legislature in both houses. The debate over the education bills took a three-hour session that lasted … Read more

Tennessee Lawmakers question the new education formula bill’s process

Republicans and Democrats have questioned the rush to try to pass a new formula for funding Governor Bill Lee’s education since Tuesday’s House of Representatives subcommittee on education passed the first round of the bill. Concerns resonate with those expressed when the bill was introduced last month. “I just hope we mean let’s do the … Read more

Missouri legislature must end push for education bills that limit instruction | Guest Commentaries

The Missouri Legislature and the House Education Committee are currently considering several bills that would limit the content and curriculum that teachers can teach, use, and access in schools. These bills include HB 1474 and HB 1995 – both of which concern the Parents’ Bill – and HB 2428, which allow families to file private … Read more

SC education advocates call for lawmakers to drop CRT bills

COLOMBIA, SHK South Carolina teachers, education and civil rights activists called on state lawmakers on Tuesday vote against legislation banning the teaching of critical race theory in schools, hours before a meeting of the House of Representatives is scheduled. Opponents warned on Tuesday that passing the law could further expel teachers from the classroom and … Read more

Draheim says education is well funded by state; Lippert bills good for rural areas, farmers; City of Northfield partners with MCCD

There are no schools in the Minneapolis school district today, after months of negotiations leading to a collective agreement. between Minneapolis public schools and teachers ’unions. The union’s problem is raising wages, lower class sizes and maintaining mental health in the area. The Minneapolis County State School replied that there is no more money that … Read more

Advocates tout bills to give parents new avenue for school choice | Education

On Monday, officials from the two groups praised attempts to renovate Louisiana’s public schools, allowing students to leave classes and take with them the state portion of annual aid. Lauren Gleason, director of education and workforce development for the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, noted that the state has long been ranked last nationally … Read more