Search Results Archives: January 2015

January 5, 2015

Time, Money and Teacher Prep

From: Inside Higher Ed

By Michael Stratford

WASHINGTON — Several dozen higher education groups said Friday that the U.S. Department of Education was lowballing an estimate of how much its proposal to tighten regulation of teacher preparation programs would cost colleges and states.

The American Council on Education and other groups urged the White House’s Office of Management and Budget to take a second look at the estimates and use a third party to verify their validity.

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January 2, 2015

Net neutrality to dominate D.C.’s tech agenda

Editor’s Note: The FCC’s net neutrality actions will be subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act and the Data Quality Act. See here.

From: Politico

The FCC will soon issue a new set of Open Internet rules, and Republicans in Congress are already making plans to push back.


For the White House, a major win on net neutrality might come at a cost — scuttling everything else on Washington’s tech and telecom agenda next year.