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Biden proposes 3.9% FY 2025 increase for Education Department

March 11, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

The Biden administration is proposing a 3.9% increase over fiscal 2023 for the U.S. Department of Education, for a total of $82 billion in discretionary funding for early learning, K-12 and higher education in its fiscal year 2025 budget released Monday.

The requested amount is modest compared to the 41% increase sought for FY 2022 over FY 2021 allocations and the 15.6% increase recommended for FY 2023 compared to FY 2022. For FY 2024, Biden had asked for a 13.6% increase over FY 2023 spending levels.

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