Wednesday, June 16, 2021
The bill will “address food insecurity on college campuses by enabling more low-income college students to access the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and pushing the federal government, states, and colleges and universities to take a more proactive role in addressing student food insecurity.”
For more than 40 years, the LCA’s mission is to support the Levin College of Law in recruiting the best and brightest law school candidates, encouraging the careers of its graduates, promoting alumni networking, and assisting with fundraising for the school’s strategic priorities. 
The proposal “amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to increase civics education programs in our nation’s schools” by increasing “funding for innovative and evidence-based civics learning and teaching programs, including hands-on civic engagement activities, online and video game-based learning, service learning, and participation in student governance.”
Last month, a Pew Research poll showed that 91 percent of Americans believe in some form of marijuana legalization. 
With some municipalities weighing the options of in-person learning versus online courses, other school districts have announced they plan to shy away from more online virtual classes, instead opting for students returning to schools this fall. Supporters of brick and mortar schools expressed concerns that remote learning could hold students back.
“At least half of the funding each institution receives will be distributed in the form of emergency cash assistance grants to students who are facing hunger, homelessness, and other hardship,” Wasserman Schultz’s office noted. 
“Nearly 45 million Americans—including 2.6 million Floridians—have student loan debt, and the burden can be economically and emotionally crushing,” said Murphy. “I’m proud to co-lead this bipartisan bill with Congressman Kinzinger to give student loan borrowers another tool to alleviate this burden.”
Florida’s two U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and more than 30 members of the Senate Republican Conference in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona requesting the withdrawal of the Department’s “Proposed Priorities” on American history and civics education. 
In a sign that 2022 may be a tough year for Democrats, the nation’s largest teachers' unions have donated large amounts of campaign donations to Political Action Committees (PACs) allied with that party. Last week, Roll Call reported the nation’s...
The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) announced a grant from Helios Education Foundation to enhance enrollment opportunities for Florida College System students. Phase 1 provides more than $300,000 to finance and “Fast Track” summer courses for 2020 and 2021 high...