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Last week, a U.S. District Court Judge in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction to postpone implementation of the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rule, which was scheduled to go into effect on December 1.
The Council for Opportunity in Education extends its deepest condolences to the family of Debra Saunders-White, who served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs (HEP) at the U.S. Department of Education from 2011-2013.
In 2017, a new leadership will emerge in Washington, D.C., to set education policy in the White House, U.S. Senate, and U.S. House of Representatives.
Now that the 2016 elections are over, Members of Congress will return to Washington, D.C., to complete its legislative business for the year.