Education Funding and Budget

Title I

Let’s invest in our future

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All our students deserve access to a high-quality education.
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Public schools received $3.7 billion, or 19%, less for Title I students during the 2017-18 school year than they did in 2010.
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The federal share of IDEA funding for the 2017-18 school year was the lowest since 2001—just 14.6%, far short of the 40% Congress promised to provide.
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The Trump/DeVos budget proposal for fiscal 2020 is the opposite of what we need to do.
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Congress should lift the budget caps and increase funding for Title I programs for the students most in need, Title II funding for teacher development, IDEA funding for students with disabilities, and community schools.

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Bills in Congress

A bill to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and to establish a congressional budget for fiscal year 2020

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