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Final Fiscal 1998 Appropriations and President Clinton's Fiscal 1999 Proposals

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(dollars in thousands)
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
EDUCATION REFORM
Goals 2000: Educate America Act
State grants $476,000 $605,000 $466,000 $476,000
Parental assistance $15,000 $15,000 $25,000 $25,000
Subtotal, Goals 2000 $491,000 $620,000 $491,000 $501,000
School-to-Work Opportunities Act1 $199,973 $200,000 $200,000 $125,000
TOTAL, education reform $690,973 $820,000 $691,000 $626,000
COMPENSATORY EDUCATION FOR THE DISADVANTAGED
Education for the Disadvantaged (Title I)
Grants to Local Education Agencies
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
Basic grants $6,273,212 $6,191,350 $6,273,212 $6,274,000
Concentration grants $1,022,020 $999,249 $1,102,020 $1,200,000
Targeted grants $0 $350,000 $0 $293,000
Total, local grants $7,295,2322 $7,540,5992 $7,375,2322 $7,767,0002
Capital Expenses for private school children $41,119 $41,119 $41,119 $10,000
Even Start $101,992 $108,000 $124,000 $114,992
State Agency Programs
Migrant $305,473 $319,500 $305,473 $354,689
Neglected and Delinquent $39,311 $40,333 $39,311 $40,311
State Program Improvement $0 $0 $0 $0
Demonstrations of comprehensive school reform $0 $8,000 $120,000 $150,000
Transition to school demonstrations $0 $150,000 $0 $35,000
Evaluation $6,977 $10,000 $6,977 $8,900
Total, Title I $7,790,104 $8,067,551 $8,012,112 $8,480,892
Migrant education
High School Equivalency Program $7,441 $7,634 $7,634 $10,000
College Assistance Migrant Program $2,028 $2,081 $2,081 $5,000
Subtotal, migrant education $9,469 $9,715 $9,715 $15,000
TOTAL, compensatory education $7,799,573 $8,077,266 $8,021,827 $8,495,892
IMPACT AID
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
Basic Support Payments $615,500 $584,000 $662,000 $626,000
Payments for children with disabilities $40,000 $40,000 $50,000 $40,000
Payments for heavily impacted districts $52,000 $20,000 $62,000 $20,000
Facilities maintenance $0 $10,000 $3,000 $10,000
Construction $5,000 $4,000 $7,000 $0
Payments for federal property $17,500 $0 $24,000 $0
TOTAL, impact aid $730,000 $658,000 $808,000 $696,000
CLASS SIZE REDUCTION AND TEACHER FINANCING
Class size reduction and teacher financing (proposed legislation) $0 $0 $0 $1,100,000
SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION
School construction (proposed legislation) $0 $5,000,000 $0 $0
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
Eisenhower professional development $310,000 $360,000 $335,000 $335,000
Innovative education program strategies $310,000 $0 $350,000 $0
Safe and drug-free schools/communities $555,978 $620,000 $556,000 $606,000
Inexpensive book distribution $10,265 $12,000 $12,000 $13,000
Arts in education $9,000 $9,500 $10,500 $10,500
Magnet schools assistance $95,000 $95,000 $101,000 $101,000
Education for homeless children/youth $25,000 $27,000 $28,800 $30,000
Women's educational equity $2,000 $4,000 $3,000 $3,000
Training and advisory services $7,334 $14,334 $7,334 $8,300
Ellender fellowships $1,500 $0 $1,500 $0
Education for Native Hawaiians $15,000 $15,000 $18,000 $18,000
Alaska Native education equity $8,000 $8,000 $8,000 $8,000
Charter schools $50,987 $100,000 $80,000 $100,000
Comprehensive regional assistance centers $25,554 $34,388 $27,054 $40,000
Advanced placement test fees $0 $0 $3,000 $3,000
Education opportunity zones (proposed legislation) $0 $0 $0 $200,000
TOTAL, school improvement programs $1,425,618 $1,299,222 $1,541,188 $1,475,800
INDIAN EDUCATION TOTAL $58,050 $62,600 $59,750 $66,000
AMERICA READS CHALLENGE
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
America Reads Challenge (proposed legislation) $0 $260,000 $0 $260,000
BILINGUAL / IMMIGRANT EDUCATION
Instructional services $141,650 $160,000 $160,000 $168,000
Support services $10,000 $14,000 $14,000 $14,000
Professional development $5,000 $25,000 $25,000 $50,000
Subtotal, bilingual education $156,650 $199,000 $199,000 $232,000
Foreign language assistance $5,050 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000
Immigrant education $100,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000
TOTAL, bilingual and immigrant education $261,700 $354,000 $354,000 $387,000
SPECIAL EDUCATION
State grants:
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
K-12 grants $3,109,395 $3,240,750 $3,807,700 $3,810,700
Preschool grants $360,409 $374,825 $373,985 $373,985
Grants for infants and families $315,754 $323,964 $350,000 $370,000
Subtotal, state grants $3,785,558 $3,939,539 $4,531,685 $4,554,685
National activities
State improvement $26,988 $35,200 $35,200 $45,200
Research and innovation $62,803 $64,508 $64,508 $64,508
Technical assistance and dissemination $34,337 $35,056 $44,556 $44,556
Personnel preparation $80,735 $82,139 $82,139 $82,139
Parent information centers $15,535 $15,535 $18,535 $20,535
Technology and media $30,023 $30,023 $34,023 $34,023
TOTAL, special education $4,035,979 $4,202,000 $4,810,646 $4,845,646
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY RESEARCH $2,509,428 $2,583,376 $2,591,195 $2,645,266
PAYMENTS TO SPECIAL INSTITUTIONS
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
American Printing House for the Blind $6,680 $6,680 $8,186 $8,256
National Technical Institute for the Deaf $43,041 $43,041 $44,141 $44,791
Gallaudet University $79,182 $79,182 $81,000 $83,480
TOTAL, payments to special institutions $128,903 $128,903 $133,327 $136,527
VOCATIONAL AND ADULT EDUCATION
Vocational education state grants
Basic grants $998,056 $1,025,461 $1,009,852 $1,010,522
Territorial set-aside $2,058 $2,128 $2,082 $0
Indian and Hawaiian natives set-aside $15,436 $15,961 $15,616 $20,128
Tech-prep education $100,000 $105,000 $103,000 $106,000
Vocational education national programs $13,497 $20,497 $13,497 $13,497
Tribally controlled postsecondary vocational institutions $2,919 $2,919 $3,100 $0
Permanent appropriations $7,148 $0 $0 $0
Subtotal, vocational education $1,139,114 $1,171,966 $1,147,147 $1,150,147
Adult education state grants $340,339 $382,000 $345,339 $361,000
Evaluation and technical assistance $4,998 $6,000 $4,998 $27,000
National Institute for Literacy $4,491 $6,000 $5,491 $6,000
Literacy programs for prisoners $4,723 $0 $4,723 $0
Subtotal, adult education $354,551 $394,000 $360,551 $394,000
TOTAL, vocational and adult education $1,493,665 $1,565,966 $1,507,698 $1,544,147
STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
Federal Pell Grants3 $5,919,000 $7,635,000 $7,344,934 $7,594,000
Supplemental educational opportunity grants $583,407 $583,407 $614,000 $619,000
Work-study $830,000 $857,000 $830,000 $900,000
Perkins loans $178,000 $188,000 $165,000 $90,000
State student incentive grants $50,000 $0 $25,000 $0
Subtotal, student financial assistance $7,560,407 $9,263,407 $8,978,934 $9,203,000
FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOANS $745,336 $3,184,005 $0 $0
FEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM $763,047 $1,005,416 $920,077 $1,135,484
HIGHER EDUCATION4
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
TRIO programs $499,994 $525,000 $529,667 $583,000
Presidential honors scholarships (proposed legislation) $0 $132,000 $0 $140,000
College-school partnerships (proposed legislation) $0 $0 $0 $140,000
Subtotal, institutional programs and scholarships $879,048 $1,035,292 $943,738 $1,288,405
HOWARD UNIVERSITY $196,000 $196,000 $210,000 $210,000
TOTAL, OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION $13,479,201 $14,653,293 $12,900,636 $13,645,482
EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, STATISTICS, AND IMPROVEMENT
Research $123,567 $134,535 $128,567 $178,567
Statistics $50,000 $66,250 $59,000 $68,000
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) $32,617 $38,373 $35,471 $40,000
Eisenhower professional development federal activities $13,342 $30,000 $23,300 $50,000
Education technology:
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
Technology literacy challenge fund $200,000 $425,000 $425,000 $475,000
Technology innovation $56,965 $85,000 $106,000 $106,000
Regional technology $10,000 $0 $10,000 $10,000
National activities $0 $0 $0 $87,000
Star schools $30,000 $26,000 $34,000 $34,000
Ready-to-learn television $7,000 $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
Telecommunications demonstration for mathematics $1,035 $2,035 $2,035 $2,000
Fund for the Improvement of Education $40,000 $40,000 $108,100 $105,000
Javits gifted and talented education $5,000 $7,000 $6,500 $6,500
Eisenhower regional mathematics $15,000 $15,000 $15,000 $25,000
Learning centers $1,000 $50,000 $40,000 $200,000
National writing project $3,100 $0 $5,000 $5,000
Civic education $4,500 $4,500 $5,500 $6,300
International education exchange $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000
TOTAL, research and improvement $598,126 $935,693 $1,015,473 $1,410,367
DEPARTMENTAL MANAGEMENT
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
Program administration $328,898 $341,039 $343,914 $362,000
Office for Civil Rights $54,900 $61,500 $61,500 $68,000
Office of the Inspector General $29,943 $32,000 $30,242 $31,242
TOTAL, departmental management $413,741 $434,539 $435,656 $461,242
RECEIPTS ($44,462) ($61,180) $0 $0
TOTAL, EDUCATION DEPARTMENT $33,580,629 $40,981,678 $34,720,516 $37,795,369
EARLY-CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS5
Head Start $398,546 $4,305,000 $4,305,000 $4,660,000
Child immunization $467,583 $427,312 $427,312 $407,000
Child-care and development block grant $937,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,003,000
Adolescent Family Life program $14,209 $14,209 $16,709 $4,709
TOTAL, early childhood programs $1,803,129 $5,732,312 $5,732,312 $6,074,709
YOUTH JOB TRAINING6
FY 1997 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1998 Budget FY 1998 Approps. President's Proposed FY 1999 Budget
Summer Youth Employment and Training $871,000 $871,000 $871,000 $871,000
Youth Training Grants $126,672 $129,965 $129,965 $130,000
School-to-Work Opportunities Act $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 $200,000
Job Corps $1,153,509 $1,246,271 $1,246,271 $1,249,000
TOTAL, youth job training $2,351,181 $2,447,236 $2,447,236 $2,450,000
Skills Standards Board $4,000 $7,000 $8,000 $7,000
INDIAN EDUCATION7
Bureau of Indian Affairs, including BIA schools $450,218 $467,006 $460,387 $679,690
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION EDUCATION ACTIVITIES8 $619,000 $625,000 $632,500 $683,000
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL SERVICE8
Americorps $402,500 $549,000 $423,500 $502,316
Learn and Serve America $43,000 $53,000 $43,000 $50,000



Footnotes

1. Program is jointly run by the departments of Labor and Education; each carries half of its funding.
2. Some funding for these accounts will not be available until Oct. 1, 1998.
3. Chart reflects both appropriations and estimated actual spending for the Pell Grant program. The program has run surpluses in some years and spent the carried-over funds in others.
4. Not all programs in this category are listed; items will not add to total.
5. Administered by the Department of Health and Human Services.
6. Administered by the Department of Labor.
7. Administered by the Department of the Interior.
8. Included in appropriations for the departments of Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies. The National Science Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service function as federal independent agencies.

SOURCES: U.S. Congress, Departments of Education, Interior, and Health and Human Services.

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