Education

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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

What if We Took $54 Billion From the Pentagon, Instead?

Lindsay Koshgarian |

Trump wants to take $54 billion from human needs and give it to the military. What if we did the reverse?

Six Things You Could Buy Instead of a Border Wall

Lindsay Koshgarian |

A leaked Department of Homeland Security internal report recently put the cost of President Trump's border wall at $21.6 billion.

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Recent Publications

National Priorities Project Statement on Trump FY 2018 Budget Proposal

Lindsay Koshgarian

Competing Visions 2016

Jasmine Tucker

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.

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