Since its inception in 1965, the Higher Education Act (HEA) has authorized federal funding for post-secondary education primarily through financial assistance for students.
112/3/2019- ‘Sen. Darryl Rouson filed a bill this week that would recognize students with high achievement in fine arts.’
11/20/2019- ‘Plagued by a teacher shortage in general and the nation’s lowest rate of teachers of color, Pennsylvania education officials Wednesday announced a program to recruit, train, and keep a more diverse force of educators.’
11/29/2019- ‘Pennsylvania will require public schools to allow students to apply personal finance class credits toward high school graduation requirements.’
11/14/2019- ‘Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to restructure the state’s teacher bonus program, including bigger bonuses in schools with lower income students.’
11/15/2019- ‘Gov. Bill Lee’s education savings account program cleared a critical hurdle on Friday with the approval of a gamut of rules governing everything from how families can apply to how they can use taxpayer funds to pay for private education services.’
11/18/2019- ‘An Idaho college has received a $1.1 million grant to help address a statewide teacher shortage through an alternative certification program, officials said.’
12/1/2019- ‘Hawaii Gov. David Ige has scheduled a Tuesday press conference to announce his support for pay differentials for certain teachers in key hard-to-fill areas, specifically special education, rural schools and Hawaiian language immersion.’
Research and Analysis
A recent report shows that 87% of state history standards include no mention of Native American history after 1900.