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Federal Legislative Report 116-07

  • Date Posted
    January 14, 2020
  • Category
    Legislative Update
The Federal Legislative Report for January 14, 2020, updates FY20 appropriations for education, including $184.9 billion in discretionary funding. This is an increase of $4.9 billion over FY19 and $43 billion over the President's FY20 budget request. 

Other topics include FCC E-Rate regulations for category two services, which provide connectivity within schools; a planned study by U.S. Department of Education (USDE) of its education programs; updated student data privacy guidance from the USDE and Department of Health and Human Services; and Medicaid services regulations.

Click here to read the complete Federal Legislative Report 116-07.