The long-awaited spending bill to fund the government through the end of this fiscal year eliminates a number of education programs.
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April 12, 2011
April 11, 2011
The latest federal budget deal, which still needs to be approved, would include $700 million for a new Race to the Top program.
April 08, 2011
If the government shuts down, the Education Department will keep 271 employees working next week—mostly those who are responsible for student loans and auditing stimulus spending, according to a new contingency plan.
April 07, 2011
Colleges and universities would not be able to disburse work-study and Perkins Loan payments to students if the federal government shuts down after Friday's deadline.
April 06, 2011
The Obama administration has not addressed questions about the effect of a shutdown on student loans and other Education Department programs.
April 05, 2011
A leading House Republican's plan for long-term spending includes cutting back spending to pre-stimulus levels.
April 05, 2011
Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced a bill that would cut the $119 million Teaching American History program and the $100 million Educational Tech State Grants.
March 17, 2011
The latest temporary funding measure, which expires April 8, avoids a government shutdown for now and gives lawmakers more time to work on a budget for the rest of year.
March 15, 2011
The latest stopgap federal spending bill would continue K-12 funding at fiscal 2010 levels through April 8, but makes no new cuts to education.
March 14, 2011
President Barack Obama drew a line in the sand against attempts to cut education spending as Congress struggles to come up with a federal budget for the rest of the year.