Policy & Advocacy

Education Department Proposes Changes to Civil Rights Data Collection
The Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Education proposed changes to the Civil Rights Data Collection in a Federal Register notice published on September 19. Read more

NSF Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate Announces Repositioning
On September 24, Arthur Lupia, assistant director of the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation, announced the repositioning of certain research programs within the directorate. Read more

Short-Term Continuing Resolution Prevents Shutdown as Senate Moves Appropriations Bills Forward
With a budget agreement in place, the Senate Appropriations Committee worked throughout September on appropriations bills for the 2020 fiscal year. Read more

NICHD Releases 2020 Strategic Plan
On September 18, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development issued its 2020 strategic plan. Read more 

EHR Assistant Director Karen Marrongelle Testifies on STEM Education in House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing
On September 19, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies held a hearing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Engagement. Read more