Editor's Note: This weekly news report covers National K-12 education news with a focus on California, Tennessee, and Texas. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions. 



  • Last week, The House Education & Labor Committee approved its part of the $3.5T Democratic spending package which includes “money for school infrastructure, free community college, universal preschool, a $500 increase to the maximum Pell Grant and child care subsidies” (POLITICO) and allocations for HBCUs. (Bloomberg, Inside Higher Ed, U.S. Chamber of Commerce