Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Senate Passes Edujobs Bill

Senate Passes Edujobs Bill
By Alyson Klein

The U.S. Senate today approved a long-stalled measure that would provide $10 billion to prevent what supporters say would be hundreds of thousands of teacher layoffs nationwide.

Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives, meanwhile, are taking the unusual step of calling for lawmakers to return from their August recess next week to pass the final version of the bill.

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