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America Forward: Federal budget and appropriations primer

The process for funding federal programs is complex. This five part blog series will provide a brief history and overview of the federal budget and appropriations process and will explain how America Forward’s education, workforce development, and Pay for Success and evidence-based policy priorities fit into this process. The following post was written by Jessica Crawford, Director of Strategic Partnerships

America Forward: ESEA Congressional Consideration Preview

The following post is by Lexi Barrett, America Forward’s Policy Director. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is the most far-reaching federal law affecting education across the country. ESEA was initially enacted in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty.” Upon signing the bill into law, President Johnson remarked that the law represented “a major new

America Forward’s Thursday ESEA Update

This week marks the beginning of new energy and action around the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). For more information check out some of our previous posts and stay tuned for more updates in the future: America Forward Hard at Work on ESEA America Forward's Quick Reference ESEA Guide America Forward's Senate ESEA Markup Preview America Forward’s Wednesday ESEA