Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor


(EDUCATION) Senators Unveil Bills to Reform NCLB, Improve Funding

Sens. Russ Feingold (D-WI) and Pat Leahy (D-VT) unveiled two bills aimed at reforming the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education law, reducing NCLB mandates and offering more funding for schools to improve classroom benchmark testing. The Feingold-Leahy bills will be introduced when the Senate recon...

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(INFRASTRUCTURE) WY Best, FL Worst in Utilizing Recovery Highway Funding

Wyoming has performed the best--with New Hampshire and Oklahoma close behind--while Florida has been the slowest state utilizing its Recovery Act funding allocation, Money for Main Street Monitor has learned.

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WY Lawmakers Question Community College Funding

(March 2, 2007)--WY: The community college funding formula in this state could change completely if a legislator has his way.Some Wyoming lawmakers--worried that the state's funding system is unfair, want to create community college districts with the power to levy taxes to make the system more equi...

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