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 percent, 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 is now less than 14 percent, far short of the 40 percent 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 that includes a number of our priorities including increases for Title I, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and full-service community schools.

This bill increases the tax deduction for state and local taxes in 2019 to $20,000 for persons filing a joint tax return. It eliminates the current $10,000 cap on the deduction in 2020 and 2021.

This bill increases discretionary spending limits, suspends the debt limit, and modifies budget enforcement procedures


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