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Published in Print: January 4, 2006, as Education Appropriations

Table: Education Appropriations

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Congress last month approved fiscal year 2006 appropriations for the Department of Education. Here are selected programs:

FY 2005 FY 2006
Final budget ($) President's request Final bill ($)
Title I grants to districts 12.74 billion 13.34 billion 12.71 billion
Special education state grants 10.59 billion 11.10 billion 10.58 billion
Educational technology state grants 496 million 0 272 million
Striving Readers 25 million 200 million 30 million
High School Intervention 0 1.24 billion 0
Teacher Incentive Fund 0 500 million 99 million
Vocational education 1.33 billion 0 1.30 billion
Pell Grants 12.36 billion 13.20 billion 13.05 billion
Hurricane Education Recovery 0 0 1.6 billion
TOTAL
Discretionary spending
$56.58 billion $56.05 billion $57.55 billion
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education

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