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Trump's Budget Eliminates Funding for Teacher Training, Class-Size Reductions

Wednesday, May 24, 2017  
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(Education Week) Much to the dismay of some teachers and school leaders groups, President Donald Trump's budget proposal eliminates the $2.3 billion Title II grant program for teacher development. 

 

The official proposed budget, released on Tuesday, included $9.2 billion in cuts to the Education Department. (You can read my colleague Andrew Ujifusa's breakdown of all the proposed changes to education funding over at Politics K-12.) But federal funds for teacher preparation fared particularly poorly. More...


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