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Table: A Look at Appropriations

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A Look at Appropriations

The House Appropriations Committee has passed a fiscal 1999 spending bill for education, labor, and health and human services that emphasizes different spending priorities than the Clinton administration's budget proposal.


Fiscal 1998
Appropriation
President Clinton's Request House Appropriations Committee Bill

Title I grants to local education agencies: $7.495 billion $7.917 billion   $7.495 billion
Special education state grants:  $4.531 billion $4.554 billion $4.82 billion
Goals 2000:   $491 million $501 million $245.5 million
Impact aid:  $808 million $696 million $848 million
Charter schools:  . $80 million $100 million $100 million
School-to-work:   $200 million $125 million $75 million
Safe and drug-free schools:  $556 million $606 million $556 million
Bilingual and immigrant education: $354 million $387 million $354 million
Maximum Pell Grant award (each):   $3,000 $3,100 $3,150

Vol. 17, Issue 43, Page 30

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