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Senator Murray, Senate Democrats Introduce New Legislation to Tackle Nationwide Digital Equity Gap

Led by Senator Murray, Senate Democrats introduced the Digital Equity Act of 2019 to help close the digital divide impacting communities across the nation The Digital Equity Act builds on recent efforts to increase access to broadband by prioritizing “digital … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 Introduced in the US Senate

On Friday, June 19, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) introduced the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015, major legislation that would support innovative ways to improve student access to the Internet and other digital learning … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Agreement to Fix “No Child Left Behind”

Schedule Committee Action for 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 14 WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7 – Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) today announced a bipartisan agreement on fixing “No Child Left Behind.” They scheduled committee … Continue reading

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House Education Committee Approves NCLB Rewrite on Party-Line Vote

The Republican-controlled House education committee approved an overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act Wednesday afternoon on a party-line vote. The measure, which would significantly curtail the footprint of the federal government in K-12 schools, will be considered by … Continue reading

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