Monthly Archives: April 2014

#Privacy #Heartbleed

Heartbleed Means HealthCare.gov Users Must Reset Passwords http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/04/heartbleed-means-healthcaregov-users-must-reset-passwords/82852/ By Aliya Sternstein Nextgov.com April 19, 2014 Federal officials are telling Obamacare website account holders to reset their passwords, following revelations of a bug that could allow hackers to steal data. Officials … Continue reading

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Key win on court openness

My colleague Scott Michelman has obtained an excellent ruling from the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit holding that a company could not sue the federal government over its maintaining files about a allegedly bad product while keeping both … Continue reading

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SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

http://www2.ed.gov/programs/sif/index.html   States announced today and their grant amounts are: Alaska — $1,519,520 Illinois — $22,060,358 New York — $36,046,044 Pennsylvania — $18,355,214 South Carolina — $7,195,035

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Earth Day April 22

On Earth Day (April 22), the Department will broadcast live on its USTREAM channel the announcement of 2014 U.S. Department of Education-Green Ribbon Schools Award winners, as well as post all nomination packages and release a highlights document.  (Note: National Environmental Education Week is April 13-19, … Continue reading

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Dept. of Ed Funding Opportunities

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES   The Department is currently seeking applications for the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program, the Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Program, and the Turnaround School Leaders Program.  The school counseling program provides funding to districts to establish or expand school … Continue reading

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