Senate panel rejects Trump’s proposed federal education cuts

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Washington Post

Sep 8, 12:00 AM

Senate panel rejects Trump’s proposed federal education cuts

Among the largest cuts sought by the administration were $2 billion to a federal program used to hire and train teachers, and $1.2 billion to a program that helps school districts pay for after-school and summer learning programs. The Senate bill left both programs untouched. The action did not come as a surprise, because leaders in both parties had made known their opposition to the administration’s plan to slash education spending.

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