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New Data Lab Report Shows Federal Contract Spending Trends Over Time

A new data visualization posted in the Data Lab, which is the brainchild of the team behind the Department of Education’s USASpending.gov, seeks to present changing federal contract spending trends over the years, FedScoop reported Wednesday. The team also conducted research on how congressional appropriations affect federal contract spending. According …

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NSF Announces Interagency Committee Advisory Panel on STEM Education

The National Science Foundation has appointed the members of a panel that will support and advise a federal interagency committee on programs for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education pursuant to the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act. Congress authorized the establishment of the 18-member STEM Education Advisory Panel that will evaluate the Committee …

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WSJ: White House Eyes Merger of Labor, Education Departments

The White House could unveil on Thursday a proposal to merge the departments of Labor and Education as part of governmentwide reorganization efforts, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Both federal departments have collaborated on employee training programs since the enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in 2014. Alexander Acosta …

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Erica Navarro Named USDA Budget, Program Analysis Director

Erica Navarro, who is presently serving as budget service director and deputy assistant secretary for management and planning at the Education Department, has been selected to become the next director of the Office of Budget and Program Analysis at the Agriculture Department. Navarro, who holds a master of business administration …

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Carlos Muniz Confirmed as Education Department General Counsel

The Senate has confirmed Carlos Muniz, formerly a partner and senior vice president at law firm McGuireWoods, as general counsel of the Education Department. “[Muniz] has dedicated his career to upholding the law, and his insight and expertise will be invaluable as we work to advance educational opportunities for all students,” …

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Federal News Radio: Jose Arrieta to Become HHS Acquisition Official in January

Jose Arietta, current director of the General Services Administration‘s Office of Information Technology 70 Schedule Contract Operations, will join the Department of Health and Human Services in January as deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and senior procurement executive, Federal News Radio reported Monday. The station noted Arietta will succeed Angela Billups, who …

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Education Dept Seeks CISO, Info Assurance Services Director

The Education Department looks for a director of information assurance services and chief information security officer to manage the availability, privacy, confidentiality, and integrity of its data and information resources. A USAJobs notice published June 7 says the incumbent will also serve as principal adviser to the department chief information and deputy CIO. …

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