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Money, Money, Money:
Congressional Democrats’ Big Plans for Education Spending
The House Appropriations Committee approved a $65.6 billion education spending bill that would increase the federal investment in education by 62 percent, including more than doubling funding for Title I grants. The bill would also allocate the majority of new Title I spending to support students and educators in high-poverty districts. Plus, what we know so far about Congressional Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation framework for human infrastructure (including universal pre-K and free community college) and Senate confirmation hearings for three of President Biden’s key nominations to the U.S. Department of Education.
Click to Tweet: This week’s @All4Ed #FederalFlash follows the money, with details on the House spending bill to more than double Title I and target new $$ to high-poverty districts and Dems plans for universal pre-K and free community college. Watch now https://ctt.ec/4p58S+
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