House Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill
- The House Appropriations Committee released the fiscal year 2019 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill on May 8. The bill funds the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the decennial census, and other related programs. See "Related Content #1"
Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion Submits Strategy to Create More Apprenticeships
- To help more Americans learn relevant skills for family-sustaining jobs, the President’s Executive Order called for the Secretary of Labor to establish a Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion. The mission of the Task Force was to identify strategies and proposals to promote apprenticeships, especially in sectors where apprenticeships are insufficient. See "Related Content #2"
Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Issues Guidance on System of Award Management (SAM); Outlines Steps to be Undertaken by Current and New SAM Registrants
- The Employment and Training Administration has published Training and Employment Guidance Letter 18-17. This TEGL informs current and prospective ET grant recipients of important information related to the System of Award Management (SAM). Current grant recipients should review their SAM registration information and ensure that it remains active. Prospective grant recipients are encouraged to complete a new SAM registration well in advance of their intent to apply for a federal grant. See "Related Content #3"
Funding Opportunity - Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education - Center To Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety—Cooperative Agreement
- Applications for a new award for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for the Center To Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety (Center)—Cooperative Agreement to provide technical assistance to support States and districts in the implementation of social and emotional learning evidence-based (as defined in this notice) programs and practices. See "Related Content #4"