Many responses to the fiscal 2018 budget proposal focused on plans to cut 13 percent of the Education Department's budget, eliminate or reduce programs, and increase funding for school choice.
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May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017
The president's 2018 fiscal plan would cut spending for teacher development, after-school enrichment, and career and technical education, but faces an uncertain future in Congress.
May 17, 2017
The soon-to-be-released federal budget plan would cut more than $9 billion from the Education Department, while leveraging $1 billion in grant money for public school choice, the Washington Post said.
May 01, 2017
In the proposed deal covering the rest of fiscal 2017 through September, after-school programs would get an increase, but teacher development grants would see a notable cut.
April 27, 2017
The Government Accountability Office says the U.S. Department of Education "lacks useful data" about the impact 21st Century Community Learning Center programs have on children's attendance and discipline.
April 26, 2017
The biggest state beneficiaries of the program, which is linked to revenue derived from timber harvests on federal lands, include Oregon, California, and Idaho.
April 17, 2017
On April 28, the measure Congress approved late last year to keep the government funded for the rest of fiscal 2017 will expire.
April 06, 2017
The Secure Rural Schools program is designed to provide additional support for schools and local governments impacted by activities on federal lands and is linked to revenue from timber harvests on those lands.
March 30, 2017
The Trump administration argues the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program is not very effective, but some advocates and educators beg to differ.
March 28, 2017
Trump wants a roughly 50 percent cut to Title II grants to states to $1.1 billion in the 2017 fiscal year as well as other cuts for a total of $3 billion, according to media reports.