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

Open Community Forum this Friday

Nora Ranney |

Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.

#SafetyIs an End to Mass Incarceration: Join Us for National Night Out for Safety and Liberation #NOSL16

Lindsay Koshgarian |

This year, we’ll spend $7.5 billion to send Americans to federal prisons. This is not what safety looks like.

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Recent Publications

Competing Visions 2016

Jasmine Tucker

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

The President's 2017 Budget Proposal in Pictures

Jasmine Tucker

The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures.

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