A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group.
HOUSE and SENATE
Congressional leaders are continuing to work to finalize the 12 bills included in the omnibus Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 appropriations legislation and reach an agreement on additional COVID-19 relief.
President Trump signed H.R.8900 into law to provide Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 appropriations to Federal government agencies through December 18, 2020.
The Trump Administration issued a joint final rule that would allow religious groups to retain their religious status even if they use Federal funding.
Today, The White House announced the President’s intent to appoint individuals to the President’s Advisory 1776 Commission focused on patriotic education.
The U.S. Department of Education announced $185 million in new grant awards through the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) program.
DOL launched a website that provides information regarding training provider performance and outcomes.
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) released a report on “The Effects of Expanding Pell Grant Eligibility for Short Term Occupational Training Programs.”
IES released a report on an “Approach to Using Student and Teacher Data to Understand and Predict Teacher Shortages.”
The U.S. Supreme Court announced it would review a case regarding financial compensation for National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletes.
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