Education spending for elementary, secondary and higher education is projected to
account for 6 percent of total federal discretionary spending in fiscal year 2015, a figure that has
held roughly constant for decades.
It’s time to get serious about what families need in the 21st century.
Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted down the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget and passed the budget proposal from the House Budget Committee, with some tweaks.
It’s time for us to recognize that preschool is essential for our kids, our families, and our economy. And we can afford it.
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.