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Trump’s proposed education budget puts federal initiatives on the chopping block

Adam Allington May 18, 2017
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Trump’s proposed education budget puts federal initiatives on the chopping block

Adam Allington May 18, 2017
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A copy of President Trump’s proposed education budget has been leaked to the Washington Post. In total, the plan would eliminate $10.6 billion from federal education initiatives, including things such as after-school programs for the poor, teacher training, and surprisingly, work-study funding for college students. The cuts to work-study, together with other proposed rollbacks in college loan programs, would create an environment where one truth rises to the top: This budget would simply make it harder for students to afford college.

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