NAPE Public Policy Update
NAPE Attends the Seventh Annual WCPI STEAM Fair and Reception on Capitol Hill 
NAPE Senior Policy Advisor Lisa R. Ransom joined the Women's Congressional Policy Institute (WCPI) and members of the Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues hosted a packed house of middle, high school, and college girls during this year's Seventh Annual STEAM Fair and Reception on Capitol Hill. Read More >>

House Committee on Education and Labor Member, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)  
with Lisa Ransom
Women's Congressional Caucus Co-Chair, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)
Lisa Ransom; TechGirlz Founder, Tracey Welson Rossman; Geoff Lane, Policy Advocacy Director
Women's Bureau
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced Erica Clayton Wright has been named Acting Director of the Women's Bureau. Read More >>

U.S. Department of Education Faith Leader Stakeholders Call
Join Holly Ham, Executive Director, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Acting Executive Director, Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives in a series of Faith Leader Stakeholder Calls on August 15, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (EDT). Read More >>

U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau's New Funding to Support Women Affected by the Opioid Crisis-RESTORE Grant Program
On July 23rd, the Women's Bureau announced a new grant program to help women affected by the opioid crisis re-enter the workforce. Read More >>
Where's the Senate's Education Spending Bill? Will the Holdup Affect Schools? 
(Courtesy of Andrew Ujifusa, Education Week)
The House spending bills, including an all-time high for federal education aid, have generated a great deal of interest this year. Read More >>
Other organizations
Civil Rights Commission Calls for New School Discipline Guidance
(Courtesy of Kimberly Hefling, PoliticoPro)
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on Tuesday called on the Trump administration to replace Obama-era school discipline guidance with a new set of similar instructions. Read More >>
Other news
How ICE Impacts Schools-Government Cooperation on Immigration Enforcement  Means Fewer Hispanic Students
(Courtesy of Lauren Camera, U.S. News and World Report)
More than 300,000 Hispanic students have been displaced from K-12 schools in communities where local police have forged partnerships with Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to better enforce immigration laws, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford University. Read More >>
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