We now have two pretty different visions, one from Donald Trump and one from House Democrats, for what federal education spending should look like for fiscal 2020.
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May 01, 2019
April 29, 2019
For some time, Washington observers have thought Democrats and Trump might team up to push through an infrastructure spending bill. But so far, it hasn't materialized.
April 04, 2019
Closing the border would be "a major problem" for thousands of children who are U.S. citizens but live in Mexico, and attend school in the United States, one advocate says.
March 28, 2019
President Donald Trump reversed himself on a budget proposal to cut nearly $18 million in federal funding for the Special Olympics.
March 11, 2019
The programs Trump wants to eliminate in fiscal 2020 deal with literacy, the Special Olympics, Impact Aid, and arts education, among others, for savings of $6.7 billion.
March 11, 2019
The president's 2020 spending plan would eliminate 29 programs, but separately would set aside $5 billion for K-12 scholarships funded by tax credits.
March 10, 2019
Will the president again seek education spending cuts? Will a big merger idea from last summer get revived? How will Congress react? Those are a few questions heading into fiscal 2020.
February 24, 2019
Could a president declare a national emergency on the achievement gap? Teacher shortages? Or the long-term economic impact of not preparing enough students for the jobs of the future?
February 20, 2019
More than $500 million in funding for construction projects at schools serving the children of military personnel could be in jeopardy, says an analysis circulated by the House Appropriations Committee.
February 12, 2019
In a campaign rally for his father, the president's eldest son told young conservatives to "Keep up that fight. Bring it to your schools. ... You can think for yourselves. They can't.