Policy & Legislation

The latest news and background information on what is happening at the federal, state and local level affecting education, initiative and updates to education policy, changes in codes and standards, and more.


  • The Safer Campus
    Safe Campus Environment

    Improving the Safety of Your Campus Environment

    Safe campus environments are highly desired but not always delivered. Here's how to make some improvements. 07/01/2014

  • Let's Make A Deal And Kick the Can Down the Road

    The "deal" crafted by Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, and several senators from both parties passed both houses of Congress and was signed by the President, was a short-term fix. This is the reason for the revised title. The deal was not a fix but a temporary band-aid. 10/01/2013

Columns & Articles

  • Editor's Note (The View From Here)

    Furry Friends

  • Washington Update: FY2020 Budget Request, Dead on Arrival

    As the current administration's FY2020 proposed budget is released, the work is cut out for both houses’ appropriations and budget committees to meet the deadlines to finalize a FY 2020 budget. But like in most past years, the likelihood of meeting it is a far reach. 03/21/2019

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