Tag Archives: Department of Education Funding

Higher Education Hearing on Transparency, Student Aid, Privacy; ED FY2018 Budget Released

“Empowering Students and Families to Make Informed Decisions on Higher Education” is the title of hearing set for Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM in the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  The hearing will focus upon transparency in higher ed, effectiveness of federal … Continue Reading

Omnibus Agreement to Fund Federal Government Through September 30, 2015

House and Senate negotiators reached agreement to fund federal departments and agencies for the balance of FY2015 (through September 30, 2015) yesterday.  Floor votes are expected within the next two-to-three days.  Titled the “Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015” (see Rules Committee Print 113-59 for text), the omnibus bill–for the most part–level funds the … Continue Reading

Detailed FY2015 Budget Table for Higher Education and Pre-K through 12 Funding

To follow-up on my budget post of yesterday (March 10, 2014), the small-print Department of Education-prepared table for the FY2015 budget can be a helpful resource for quickly tracking down proposed Pell Grant funding (discretionary and mandatory), Direct Loans, Federal Work-Study, public charter school grants, and even Statewide Longitudinal Data System Grants which interestingly, would … Continue Reading

FY2014 Education Funding Agreed-to by Congress

Last week the House and Senate agreed upon funding levels for all federal departments and agencies, passing H.R. 3547, the $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014.  The legislation funds the government through September 30, 2014.  As of January 20, the bill awaits signature by the President. On the education front (starting at page 384 of … Continue Reading