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PREK-12 EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT

Fully Funding IDEA: A Democratic Dream or Just an Empty Promise?

Sanders and Clinton have both pledged to fully fund IDEA - an expensive proposition that Obama has failed to prioritize.

PREK-12 EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Fully Funding IDEA: A Democratic Dream or Just an Empty Promise?

Sanders and Clinton have both pledged to fully fund IDEA - an expensive proposition that Obama has failed to prioritize.


HIGHER EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Key Questions on the President's 2017 Higher Education Budget

HIGHER EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Funding Better Data in the President's Budget

The President's budget may fall flat in Congress.


HIGHER EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Another Student Loan Bombshell in Obama's Latest Budget

Another year, another budget, another buried bombshell in it about the runaway costs of the income-based repayment program (IBR).


HIGHER EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Who Takes Out Parent PLUS Loans, Anyway?

Billions of loans are made to parents of college under an unusual program every year - but where do these dollars go?


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
The FY 2016 Spending Bill Brings Some Holiday Cheer for Early Education

Early Wednesday morning, the House and Senate appropriations committees released their FY 2016 omnibus funding bill.


PREK-12 EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Federal Share in K-12 Spending Remains Low, But Varies Widely

The federal share of K-12 spending hovers around 10 percent, but wide discrepancies emerge due to formula quirks.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
FY 2016 Budget Could Leave Vulnerable Children at Risk

The House and Senate committees have set spending levels for key ED and HHS programs much lower than the President's requested amount.


HIGHER EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Did Republicans Just Cut the Pell Grant?

Lawmakers and others in the policy community have been lulled into a sense of complacency about Pell Grant funding.


HIGHER EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Pell Grant Budget: The Not-So-Rosy Scenario

Earlier this week we wrote that the Congressional Budget Office has again lowered its expectations for cost growth in the Pell Grants.


HIGHER EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
CBO: Pell Grant Costs Revised Down Again, Funding Cliff Moved to 2018

The Congressional Budget Office estimates how much funding Congress must provide for the Pell Grant program in the upcoming appropriations.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
The Top Three Early Ed Requests in President Obama's HHS Budget

Here's an overview of how the President's HHS budget would impact our nation's youngest learners.