A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group
HOUSE and SENATE
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the Federal government funded through March 11.
On a 14-8 vote, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted to advance the nomination of Glenna Wright-Gallo to be Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services at the Department of Education (ED).
First Lady Jill Biden delivered remarks at the Community College National Legislative Summit.
ED issued a press release announcing updates to the College Scorecard tool.
Penn Hill Group plans on providing clients a summary of the following events next week:
February 15: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Full Committee Hearing on, “Supporting Quality Workforce Development Opportunities and Innovation to Address Barriers to Employment.”
February 16: House Education and Labor Committee Business Meeting to, “Approve New Subcommittee Assignments.”
February 16: House Education and Labor Subcommittee Hearing on, “Serving All Students: Promoting a Healthier, More Supportive School Environment.”
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