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3 US reps who signed on to the Texas lawsuit

A lawsuit brought by Texas asked the Supreme Court to overturn the election; 2 US reps from IL and 1 from MD signed on.

116th Congress is sworn in

The 116th Congress came to order Thursday, amid a government shutdown the House moved to end. History was made for women in the House.

Quality thru teacher training & curriculum needs feds

Educators recommend building strong learning environments through excellent professional development & strong curricular materials.

Federal government shutdown in 3rd day

Congress has plans in the works, but the federal government remains shut down until they can approve an actual deal.

Grad student tuition waivers should be tax-free

What will the eventual tax reform legislation Congress finally passes contain? Not sure yet, but a few parts of it have us concerned.

Congress lets kids’ health insurance program expire

Congress allowed the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, to expire Sunday. Some states are scrambling to cover kids; others aren't worried.

Congress launches annual app challenge

Can you code an app? Win a contest, with prizes, and even get your app displayed in the halls of Congress if you're one of the winners from your district.

ESEA compromise sails through conference

A rewrite of NCLB sailed through a conference committee last week, aimed at a compromise law that has received strong bipartisan support.

Senate passes ESEA reauthorization; arts are core

The Senate approved S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, 81-17, and the narrowing of the curriculum under NCLB inches toward an end.