Federal Flash: 3/31/17: An Update on Education Funding; Staffing Issues at ED; and Lifeline Setbacks
President Trump recently sent Congress a list of possible cuts to the education budget for this coming school year, drawing pushback from a senior Republican Congressman. Today’s Federal Flash examines the impact Trump’s proposed cuts could have on the budget process that is currently underway in Congress.
Today’s episode also examines possible staffing problems inside the U.S. Department of Education, as well as the Federal Communications Commission’s continued efforts to slow the expansion of high-speed internet access to low-income households.
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