How Trump’s Newest Budget Cuts Will Affect the Department of Education

The Department of Education is looking at an approximate 16% budget cut in the 2018 budget from the 2017 budget, which was $68.2 billion; cutting $11 billion. According to NPR, “the cuts would be spread across K-12 and aid to higher education, according to documents released by the White House.”

Both President Donald Trump and the U.S. Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, have repeatedly stated they want to “shrink the federal role in education.”

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