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Senate LHHS-ED Appropriations Bill Increases IDEA Funding by 1.4%; Contrasts House LHHS-ED’s Significant Cuts

On July 27, 2023, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies’ (LHHS-ED) Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) bill. In total, the bipartisan legislation contains modest increases in investments and no program eliminations for education. In particular, the bill includes a $175 million increase for the Individuals […]

Sharp Cuts and No Funding for Several Programs within FY24 Appropriations Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives unveiled their Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS-ED) appropriations bill, and it passed the LHHS-ED subcommittee on July 14, 2023. The bill proposes sharp cuts and no funding for several programs. Here’s a snapshot: The bill proposes cutting federal spending for education […]

NCLD Commends Congressional Leaders For Reintroducing The IDEA Full Funding Act

NCLD COMMENDS CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS FOR REINTRODUCING THE IDEA FULL FUNDING ACT WASHINGTON – July 10, 2023 – The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is pleased to endorse the IDEA Full Funding Act that was reintroduced today in both chambers of the 118th Congress.  In 1975, Congress passed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) […]

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