Govt Relations Update
Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY17/Westchester and Rockland), Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she will not seek re-election next year in the following statement:
“After 31 years in the United States Congress, representing the people of Westchester, Rockland, Queens and the Bronx, I have decided not to seek re-election in 2020.
“It is my deep honor and privilege to serve my community and my country, and I will always be grateful to the people who have entrusted me to represent them.
International Education News
The Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) and the Global Development Lab (Lab) are leading USAID’s Self-Reliance Learning Agenda (SRLA). Produced through broad consultation with USAID/Washington and Missions, the key SRLA questions represent a variety of learning needs related to self-reliance.
The online proposal submission system is now open and the deadline to submit proposals is Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Explore www.cies2020.org for more information about the conference, including the full Call for Contributions.
The Council recommended core approaches to ensure inclusive, equitable, and quality education and health. See page 25 of the call to action for a full list of recommended approaches.
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