Category: News

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Jun2018
The U.S. Senate passed on Thursday its version of the farm bill, a massive piece of legislation that funds farm subsidies and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, for five years. Read More

28

Jun2018
On June 26, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved its long-awaited draft bill to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. Read More

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Jun2018
This week, the House Appropriations Committee will consider the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 education funding bill. The bill proposes to increase funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant by $102 million above the current level—bringing the total to nearly $1.3 billion. Read More

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Jun2018
On Thursday, the Trump Administration announced a proposal for a massive overhaul of executive agencies, including merging the Departments of Education and Labor into a new Department of Education and the Workforce (DEW). It is important to note that these changes would have to be approved by Congress, which already ... Read More

22

Jun2018
An early bipartisan draft of a Senate bill to reauthorize the federal law governing career and technical education would allow the secretary of education to withhold funds from CTE programs if they fail to meet certain performance targets for two straight years. Read More

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Jun2018
28,000 more Texas children per day will receive high quality child care. Read More

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Jun2018
The co-owner of Ironroot Republic Distilling in Denison fears the loss of a vital export deal after the European Union, just like Mexico and Canada, included American whiskey on its long list of tariffs announced in response to President Donald Trump’s metal levies. Read More

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Jun2018
State has experienced 23 consecutive months of employment growth. Read More

07

Jun2018
In the country's busiest oil patch, where the rig count has climbed by nearly one third in the past year, drillers, service providers and trucking companies have been poaching in all corners, recruiting everyone from police officers to grocery clerks. Read More

05

Jun2018
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded 13 grants totaling $992,526 to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps that focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through the Governor’s Summer Merit Program. Read More

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