• Class Sizes in DODEA Schools to Increase Modestly

    Class Sizes in DODEA Schools to Increase Modestly

    The DOD Education Activity (DODEA) plans to increase average class sizes in its middle and high schools while trimming about 300 positions before the next school year, the agency’s director told staff last week. The agency is not expecting a cut in the fiscal 2020 budget, Director Thomas Brady said. But he noted that a

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  • New Congress, Same Leaders atop Senate Defense, Milcon Spending Panels

    New Congress, Same Leaders atop Senate Defense, Milcon Spending Panels

    The Senate Appropriations Committee will see only a handful of new subcommittee chairs in the 116th Congress, with the Republican and Democratic leaders of the defense and military construction panels remaining the same, Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced Wednesday. John Boozman (R-Ark.) will chair the military Construction and Veterans

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