Tracking FEPA in the U.S. Senate

The Foundations of Evidence-Based Policymaking (S. 2046) was referred to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

The Big Congressional Data Grab Is Underway

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Foundations for Evidenced-Based Policymaking Act today which will create a national data clearinghouse that includes student data.

Skipping Down the Bipartisan Path Toward Big Data

Jane Robbins: Congressional Republicans are skipping down the bipartisan path yet again on the issue of Big Data and lifetime citizen surveillance.

New U.S. Senate Education Committee Members

Shane Vander Hart lists the names of the members of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for the 2017 session.

ESEA Reauthorization Conference Report Advances to Final Vote in the Senate

The ESEA reauthorization conference report, S.1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) advanced in the U.S. Senate on a 84 to 12 cloture vote.