Medicaid spending is the third-largest source of federal funds for K-12, but a national group representing superintendents says the program can do better.
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February 20, 2019
January 29, 2019
Obviously, $5.7 billion is a lot of money for pretty much anybody. But what could it buy at the Education Department? We're glad you asked.
January 15, 2019
If the federal government shutdown drags on, states could find themselves in a tight spot when it comes to benefits for poor families and child-care funding.
December 26, 2018
Relive some of our most popular and engaging stories of the year about education spending, teachers, and a certain chat between Betsy DeVos and Lesley Stahl.
December 16, 2018
The Congressional Budget Office's "Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2019 to 2028" looks at the savings from shrinking or eliminating a variety of programs, including many focused on children.
December 02, 2018
Federal education funding is on the rise—but there are disparities in which states are reaping the most benefits.
October 01, 2018
Not adjusting for inflation, the $71.5 billion budget is the largest-ever appropriation from Congress for the Education Department.
September 26, 2018
Education Secreary Betsy DeVos is close to knowing how much money her department has to spend next fiscal year, with a final bill now before President Donald Trump.
September 18, 2018
The bill for fiscal 2019 includes a $581 million increase in total U.S. Department of Education spending over current levels for fiscal 2018.
September 16, 2018
We finally have an idea of how, and just how much, Congress wants to spend on education in the coming fiscal year.