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Education Spending

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.

Blog Posts

Five Reasons We Can't Wait for Universal Preschool

Lindsay Koshgarian |

It’s time to get serious about what families need in the 21st century.

House Votes on Republican and Congressional Progressive Caucus Budgets

Lindsay Koshgarian |

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.

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Recent Publications

Inequality Showdown: Early Childhood Education

Lindsay Koshgarian

It’s time for us to recognize that preschool is essential for our kids, our families, and our economy. And we can afford it.

Competing Visions: President Obama, House Budget Committee, Senate Budget Committee, and Congressional Progressive Caucus Release Budget Proposals for 2016

Jasmine Tucker

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.

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