Washington Update

ADEA Submits Comments to Proposed Gainful Employment Final Rule

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In a May 27 letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, ADEA submitted comments to the department’s... Click Here To Read More

Funding Available to Add Oral Health Services at Community Health Centers

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced an additional $300 million in funding under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to allow community health centers to expand hours, increase the number of clinical staff, and increase capacity to provide oral... Click Here To Read More

CMS Seeks Comment on Proposed “Meaningful Use” Rules

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In May, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released a proposed rule that would give health care providers additional time to comply with guidelines for demonstrating their... Click Here To Read More

ADEA Accepting Requests for Advocacy Workshops

Advocacy, Events | Permanent link

ADEA’s Advocacy and Governmental Relations portfolio (AGR) is offering its ADEA Advocacy Workshop series to ADEA members. AGR’s staff of advocacy professionals (who have worked in state legislatures and Congress) will travel to your institution to present information on how to become an effective advocate for academic dentistry and dental... Click Here To Read More

ADEA - Sunstar Americas, Inc. - Harry W. Bruce, Jr. Legislative Fellowship—July 2014

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Dental school faculty members or administrators who want to interface with members of Congress on issues of importance to oral health are encouraged to apply for the ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Harry W. Bruce, Jr. Legislative Fellowship. The fellow selected spends three months in Washington, D.C., working on issues and... Click Here To Read More

ADEA - Sunstar Americas, Inc. - Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship—July 2014

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The ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship is a six-week, stipend-supported internship in the Advocacy and Governmental Relations (ADEA AGR) portfolio of the ADEA Policy Center in Washington, D.C. This student legislative internship provides a unique learning experience for... Click Here To Read More

Congressional Resources—July 2014

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For those interested in following the congressional proceedings, please access the U.S. House or Senate by way of the following links:

Funding Opportunities—July 2014

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Below are selected funding opportunities that might be of interest. You can search for additional federal government funding opportunities at grants.gov.

Health Careers Opportunity Program Skills Training and Health Workforce Development... Click Here To Read More

Bipartisan Bill Would Strengthen Educational Research

Legislation, Education | Permanent link

The House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize the Education Sciences Reform Act, funding the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), a semi-independent research arm of the Department of Education that conducts research, in part, on higher education. The bipartisan ... Click Here To Read More

Sexual Assault on Campuses in the Federal Spotlight

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As part of its continuing effort to publicize the problem of sexual assaults at U.S. colleges and universities, the Department of Education (ED) has released a list of 55 higher education... Click Here To Read More

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