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See Which Obama Education Initiatives Trump's Shut Down, and Which Survive


You probably hear it regularly: If Obama did it, Trump wants to get rid of it. But how does that dynamic apply to education?

We've taken a new look at how various K-12 initiatives, policies, and other moves by the Obama administration have fared in the Trump era. The policy areas we looked at cover several areas, from civil rights to early-childhood education. We put the policies' status into these categories:


Not included are initiatives and similar moves by Obama's Education Department that ended before Trump took office, such as the Race to the Top grants (which the Trump administration might have quickly snuffed out). 

Click here to see our presentation on how Trump has dealt with Obama's track record in education. And let us know in the comments if you think we've missed anything major. 

Here are highlights of President Donald Trump's administration on education:

Photo: President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office in 2016, after the two met to discuss the presidential transition. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

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