College-prep programs for the poor slashed in Trump’s budget

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Media Outlet: The Washington Post

Stephen Burd was quoted by the Washington Post regarding the potential to consolidate TRIO and GEAR UP as well as on the potential to tighten the criteria for grants:

“We have to redesign the whole effort, but we should be making it a much bigger priority than we do now,” he said. “These proposed cuts are worrying, but these programs have congressional champions and... I doubt we’ll see the Trump cuts go in as is.”

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Stephen Burd is a senior policy analyst with the Education Policy program at New America.