Congress to debate No Child Left Behind reauthorization
July 06, 2015
The Senate will take up an overhaul of the education legislation, which hasn't been updated since 2007. Legislators will debate measures on innovative testing and privacy.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The General Services Administration may split the more than $4 billion OASIS professional services contract into two solicitations: one unrestricted and the other for small businesses.
“To meet this objective, GSA is looking for the solicitation to result in adequate numbers of awards in each socioeconomic category to ensure meaningful competition for each task order set aside for specific socioeconomic groups,” wrote Jim Ghiloni on the GSA blog. “GSA believes this approach affords the opportunity for the broadest participation by all small businesses in the industry and will provide a vehicle that will facilitate agencies' ability to comply with the small business set aside procedures and manage their small business program goals.”
Oasis will be a strategic program enabling acquisition of complex integrated professional services along with supporting technology and run out of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service.