What Trump’s Budget Outline Would Mean For Higher Ed
What Trump’s Budget Outline Would Mean for Higher Ed
President Trump laid out the spending priorities for his administration on Thursday, releasing a budget “blueprint” that includes a $9-billion cut for the U.S. Department of Education, more than 13 percent, as well as decreases at several agencies that provide money for academic research, such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. The administration’s outline also calls for eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The deep reductions in discretionary spending fall on nearly every executive agency, in order to offset more than $50 billion in increases for the …