Articles about "Appropriations"

May 01, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017


Education Funding in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill


The FY 2017 omnibus appropriations bill filed early this morning provides $68.2 billion for the Department of Education (ED), but once y...

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Apr 24, 2017

Congress returns next week from its two-week recess, at which point lawmakers will focus on reaching a deal to extend fiscal year (FY) 2017 appropriations in order to avoid a government shutdown.  The government is currently running on a sh...

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Jun 13, 2016

Legislation approved earlier this week by the Senate Appropriations Committee would provide small increases for some education programs, but would decimate funding for newly consolidated programs under Title IV of the Elementary and Seconda...

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May 15, 2015

Early last week the Senate voted to pass a budget resolution for fiscal year (FY) 2016, allowing appropriators to move forward with drafting bills that will set out individual program-level spending.
The budget discussion is only the first ...

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Feb 23, 2015

Over the course of the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has issued updated allocations to States for Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  According to a memorandum accompanying the revised allo...

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May 08, 2014

The federal funding process for school year 2015-2016 has taken one more important step. The step is a bit technical and frequently its importance is underestimated. The step is the decision by the full House Appropriations Committee to dis...

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Jan 17, 2014

The Senate passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act by a vote of 72 to 26 (House had passed it by 357-67).  The measure is now being sent to the president for his expected signature today or tomorrow (January 18th).  Overall, education pr...

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