Advocates Fear for Imperiled Education Programs
Although some of the dozen education programs President Barack Obama is proposing to eliminate in his fiscal 2010 budget have been on the chopping block before, Congress has always restored their funding in the past.
But now some education advocates are worried that, since both the legislative and executive branches are controlled by the same party, some programs will actually be scrapped this time.
The president has proposed funding the U.S. Department of Education at $46.7 billion for fiscal 2010, an increase of $1.3 billion, or 2.8 percent, over fiscal 2009. ( "Obama Budget Choices Scrutinized," ...
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