With the Senate returning from its 2-week break, advocacy groups have begun "phone-in" days for S. 2860, urging Committee action for passage in the current Congress.
On a related note, the House Committee on Education and Labor will be holding a Healthy Families and Communities Subcommittee meeting on Thursday, April 15, 2010, 10:00 AM, 2175 Rayburn H.O.B Washington, DC. Witness to be announced.
The topic of the hearing is "Corporal Punishment in Schools and its Effect on Academic Success".
Both Committees are also actively taking testimony in the overhaul and re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as "No Child Left Behind".
Past blog post
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
U.S. House approves H.R. 4247: The Keeping All Students Safe Act - bill to restrict use of restraint and seclusion in U.S. schools
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