50 States of Ed Policy: Education bills under consideration in 2020

Education Dive | December 23, 2019

In the past week, Congress managed to pass a federal spending bill to avert a government shutdown, provide a $1.3 billion in education spending for 2020, and pass legislation mandating $255 million in funding for historically black colleges and universities next year. But legislation directly affecting K-12 is much more slow-moving and often gets bogged down by politics. Still, a few bills impacting K-12 might finally see the spotlight in the coming year. Whether they will be passed and signed into law is a tossup, but some are more likely than others to be voted on. Here are those bills, and more, that bring educators' concerns — on everything from trauma-informed care to STEM funding and teacher pay — to Washington.

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Having online classes is a great thing. You never have to turn up to a class in person, just sit with your computer at home, and receive instructions from your lecturer.Even though online courses can be a more convenient, and cheaper means of learning, sometimes concentrating on studying can be difficult. There are a lot of distractions; from social media, emails to the temptation of sleeping especially when you study on your bed.For those who have to work while pursuing a masters degree online, the best trick is to follow a strict schedule. You’ll have to work out your own best time to receive lessons and instruction.

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Having online classes is a great thing. You never have to turn up to a class in person, just sit with your computer at home, and receive instructions from your lecturer.Even though online courses can be a more convenient, and cheaper means of learning, sometimes concentrating on studying can be difficult. There are a lot of distractions; from social media, emails to the temptation of sleeping especially when you study on your bed.For those who have to work while pursuing a masters degree online, the best trick is to follow a strict schedule. You’ll have to work out your own best time to receive lessons and instruction.

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