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Catch Our Discussion of Trump’s Education Spending Plan on Facebook Live

By Andrew Ujifusa — March 17, 2017 1 min read

If you’re like a lot of folks in the education community, you’ve been eagerly devouring news about President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for education since it was released early Thursday.

To help folks understand and digest what’s in Trump’s plan for the U.S. Department of Education, both halves of Politics K-12 sat down for a roughly 15-minute chat on Facebook Live.

During our video chat on Friday morning, we discussed the overall spending plan for the department, what gets cut, what new programs Trump wants, and what might happen next for Congress and the administration. See the video below:

So did we leave anything out? And what lingering questions do you have about the education budget? Let us know in the comments section.


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