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Member Newsletter: Online News

AESA’s weekly newsletter, Online News, is full of important updates, articles, and features. It is intended to connect members with information about what is happening at the federal level, provide AESA event information, and share news important to ESAs.

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Online News Past Issues

November 28, 2023: ESAs Make and Impact; DOE Civil Rights Data; Annual Conference; Business Strategy Framework Workshop; and More!

November 21, 2023: Thanksgiving Greeting; Trends & Issues; Executive Search; and More!

November 14, 2023: Legislative Update; Program Evaluation Spotlight; Region 12 Executive Search; Perspectives Journal; and More!

November 7, 2023: Upcoming Business Strategy Framework Session; Conference Update; AWS Business Partner Spotlight; Legislative Update; and More!

October 31, 2023: Members in the News; State Examiner; Legislative Update; Annual Conference; Erate Update; and More!

October 24, 2023: Business Strategy Framework Sessions; Annual Conference Update; and More!

October 17, 2023: Critical Role of ESAs; Annual Conference; and More!

October 10, 2023: Educators Call To Action Recap; Conferences and Workshops; Foundation Coordinator Applications; and More!

October 3, 2023: State Examiner Resource; ESAs/Health and Wellness in a Post-COVID World; Small Staff Community of Practice; and More!

August 29, 2023: ARP Spending; Professional Development Opportunities; Business Partner Spotlight; and More!

August 22, 2023: Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP); Regulating Artificial Intelligence; Legislative Updates; and More!

August 15, 2023: Legislative Update; ED-Fi Alliance Boot Camp; Upcoming Professional Learning & Workshops; and More!

August 8, 2023: Proposed IDEA Medicaid Regulation; Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Decision in EdModo Case; Efforts to Advance Teacher Preparation Programs; Explore the Power of ChatGPT Workshop; Experimentation, Pricing, and Innovation Workshop; Small Staff ESAs Network Session; Educators' Call to Action Conference; and More!!

August 1, 2023: Upcoming Event Registration; Public Service Forgiveness Program; EPA Regulations on Lead Exposure; ESSER Funds; Medicaid Unwinding; and More!

July 25, 2023: Visionary Leader Mike Soules; Cultivating CEOs; Executive Assistants to CEO Cohort; Women's Leadership Network; Summer Leadership Conference Highlights; Educator's Call to Action Conference; & More!

July 18, 2023: NEW! Experimentation, Pricing & Innovation Workshop; Educators' Call to Action Conference; Women's Leadership Network; Cybersecurity; IDEA Funding; House FY24 Appropriations Proposal Guts Education; & More!

July 11, 2023: Perspectives Journal; Supply Chain Information; FCC Update; & More!

Online News Archives

Recent Updates

CALL TO ACTION: FY24 Appropriations

September 26, 2023

In the ultimate game of ‘will they or won’t they’, we once again find ourselves with a Congress that is unable to reliably complete its only constitutionally required task: funding the government. The Federal fiscal year 2024 (FY24) runs from October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024, and represents-largely -federal dollars that will be in…

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USDA Publishes Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule

September 1, 2023

On Wednesday, August 23, USDA published a final rule on program integrity to ensure that child nutrition programs are properly operated and managed to protect federal funds and taxpayer dollars. The final rule impacts the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Special Milk Program (SMP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and Child and Adult…

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Survey Results

August 28, 2023

With one year remaining to spend close to $200 billion in federal COVID relief funds, more than half of school district leaders are shifting their American Rescue Plan spending decisions due to higher-than-expected costs and inflation, according to a survey administered by AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Educator feedback and the need to further direct resources…

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Cyber Security

August 14, 2023

August 15, 2023 AESA was pleased to participate in the White House summit on K12 cyber security last week. The event was a kick-off for a series of federal support and action for K12 schools. The event featured Dr. Jill Biden, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas inhosting school administrators, educators,…

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