With so many schools online, screen fatigue, parents opting out and other coronavirus-driven variables, how will districts get the funds they need?
We check in with a Tennessee librarian whose staff is helping patrons with computers and virtual schooling.
The department said staff furloughs could be coming unless Congress sends $1.2 billion its way.
President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget calls for $2.7 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years. And they come from one part of the budget in particular: nondefense discretionary spending. That type of spending supports basic government functions like law enforcement, education and foreign aid. It does not include spending for the military or for mandatory […]
The Trump administration is expected to release the broad outline of its 2020 budget proposal Monday.
We’re now five days into the partial government shutdown. While the Senate is expected to reconvene Thursday and resume negotiations over how to end the shutdown, odds are that it’ll continue into January. The impasse is already cutting into the supply of something that is essential to just about every market out there: federal economic data. […]
“The shutdown hopefully will not last long,” said President Trump.
He came to office promising not to raise taxes, but later compromised to help cut the deficit.
The U.S. government is spending more and taking in less. The Treasury Department reported on Monday that the federal deficit has increased this past budget year to $779 billion, the largest deficit since 2012. The biggest culprit is last year’s Republican-backed tax overhaul, which cut tax rates for businesses and individuals. The tax law likely […]