Federal Updates

  • The White House is expected to release its FY21 budget request on February 10.
  • he Departments of Education and Health and Human Services released joint guidance on the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to student health records.
  • The Department of Education announced the opening of nominations for the Inaugural Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award — established May 2, 2019, by the President’s Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce.

Education Policy Updates

MWC’s national education team recently wrote a series of articles highlighting national K-12 education policy, higher education policy, technology in education and school safety.

National K-12 Education Policy

Higher Education Policy

Technology in Education and School Safety

Read more on education policy on the McGuireWoods Consulting website.