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Jan 10, 2018, 8:47 AM
In the past few weeks, Congress finalized the FY18 budget and proposed FY19 budget, including proposals that continue to pursue wide-ranging cuts in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Jan 10, 2018, 8:47 AM
Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a pilot program that awards school districts flexibility in the use of federal funds and relief from the rules that would otherwise prevent school districts from implementing a student-centered finding system.
Jun 9, 2017, 10:47 AM
The United States Senate is proposing changes to healthcare, including the Medicaid program. Among the many changes in the American Health Care Act, AHCA, is a significant cut to Medicaid, cutting funds for our most vulnerable students. Earlier today, ACSA was contacted by California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office seeking your help. Senator Feinstein is asking ACSA members to send a letter to her in opposition of the proposed cuts to Medicare.
May 23, 2017, 12:00 PM
The American Health Care Act currently being negotiated in the U.S. Senate jeopardizes healthcare for our students with disabilities and students in poverty.
Mar 17, 2017, 2:47 PM
ACSA has sent letters to our federal representatives outlining our position on Trump's Budget Proposal and the federal Healthcare plan.
Nov 17, 2016, 3:47 PM
ACSA's federal advocates, Foresight Law + Policy, drafted a memo on what we might expect federal education policies and priorities will be heading into 2017.