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Nov. 16 Federal Update: Midterm Elections Deliver Surprises and Need for Patience
https://www.social-current.org/2022/11/nov-16-federal-update-midterm-elections-deliver-surprises-and-need-for-patience/

Though the final vote counts in many close races will take days, if not weeks, to tally, Election Day has provided surprising results that go against the historical norm for midterm elections Virtually all midterms are referendums on the president’s party, often resulting in massive gains for the party out of power...

OPEN MINDS & Social Current Announce Collaboration On Value-Based Reimbursement Contract Readiness
https://www.social-current.org/2022/10/open-minds-social-current-announce-collaboration-on-value-based-reimbursement-contract-readiness/

Gettysburg, PA (October 30, 2022) OPEN MINDS and Social Current announced a new collaboration focused on preparing community-based organizations for performance-based contracting with health plans and other payers To launch the initiative, OPEN MINDS and Social Current have created an executive learning series to provide Social Current network organizations...

Oct. 31 Federal Update: Department of Education Announces Permanent Changes to the PSLF Program 
https://www.social-current.org/2022/10/oct-31-federal-update-department-of-education-announces-permanent-changes-to-the-pslf-program/

Federal student loans continue to make news in Washington, DC On Oct 25, 2022, the Department of Education, led by Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, announced an executive action to change and streamline the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program permanently This executive action is designed to work in tandem with regulatory...

Oct. 17 Federal Update: Back to School Hearing Shines Light on Social and Emotional Learning
https://www.social-current.org/2022/10/oct-17-federal-update-back-to-school-hearing-shines-light-on-social-and-emotional-learning/

To mark the beginning of the school year, the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education on the House Committee on Education and Labor hosted the hearing, “Back to School: Meeting Students’ Social and Emotional Needs” Chairman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D-Northern Mariana Islands) opened the hearing...