The Federal Education Budget Project publishes policy papers and issue briefs about education policy and budget issues. This page provides links to all of FEBP’s publications.

Jun
25
2014

Federal Funding for Students with Disabilities <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

The Evolution of Federal Special Education Finance in the U.S. June 27, 2014 Clare McCann URL:  http://education.newamerica.net/sites/newamerica.net/files/policydocs/IDEA_6_25_2014_FINAL.pdf Click here to view PDF

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Mar
05
2014

Key Questions: Education Policy in the President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

March 4, 2014 Click here to view PDF President Barack Obama submitted his fiscal year 2015 budget request to Congress on March 4, 2014. The proposal, which includes $1.014 trillion in appropriations spending, slightly exceeds the limit passed earlier this year by Congress and signed into law by the president of $1.012 trillion, with the exception of an Opportunity, Growth, and Security Initiative fund that would provide additional ...
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Jan
29
2014

Federal Education Budget Update <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

Fiscal Year 2014 Appropriations January 30, 2014 Jason Delisle Clare McCann Click here to view PDF Congress completed the fiscal year 2014 appropriations process on January 17, 2014, finalizing annual funding for Department of Education programs through September 30, 2014 ...
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May
22
2013

Promoting Data in the Classroom <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/46" title="View user profile.">Jennifer Cohen Kabaker</a>

Innovative State Models and Missed Opportunities June 4, 2013 Clare McCann Jennifer Cohen Kabaker

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This report explores the use of student achievement data to improve classroom instruction. The paper, Promoting Data in the Classroom: Innovative ...

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Apr
26
2013

Federal Education Budget Update: Fiscal Year 2013 Recap and Fiscal Year 2014 Early Analysis <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

April 30, 2013 Jason Delisle Clare McCann

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The New America Foundation’s Education Policy Program released an issue brief detailing the completion of the fiscal year 2013 appropriations process and the start of 2014 budgeting. The brief explores congressional budget actions over the past year and ...

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Apr
11
2013

Key Questions on the Obama Administration’s 2014 Education Budget Request <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

April 10, 2013 Clare McCann Education Policy Program

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President Obama sent his fiscal year 2014 budget request to Congress on April 10, 2013. The New America Foundation’s Education Policy Program released this subsequent issue brief, “Key Questions on the Obama Administration’s 2014 ...

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Jan
25
2013

Rebalancing Resources and Incentives in Federal Student Aid <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/41" title="View user profile.">Stephen Burd</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/478" title="View user profile.">Kevin Carey</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/476" title="View user profile.">Rachel Fishman</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/426" title="View user profile.">Alex Holt</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/477" title="View user profile.">Amy Laitinen</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

January 29, 2013 Stephen Burd Kevin Carey Jason Delisle Rachel Fishman Alex Holt Amy Laitinen Clare McCann

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Oct
12
2012

Safety Net or Windfall? <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/426" title="View user profile.">Alex Holt</a>

Examining Changes to Income-Based Repayment for Federal Student Loans October 16, 2012 Jason Delisle Alex Holt

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In his 2010 State of the Union address, President Obama urged Congress to change the federal student loan program’s existing ...

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Sep
17
2012

Counting Kids and Tracking Funds in Pre-K and Kindergarten <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/54" title="View user profile.">Lisa Guernsey</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/426" title="View user profile.">Alex Holt</a>

Falling Short at the Local Level September 18, 2012 Lisa Guernsey Alex Holt

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This issue brief, produced by the New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative, addresses the dearth of reliable, complete, and comparable data on pre-K ...

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