The Huffington Post: Obama’s Budget Boosts Preschool, Access to Top Teachers, but Freezes Many Education Programs

In The News

March 4, 2014

By Joy Resmovits

President Barack Obama’s 2015 budget request increases education funding 2 percent over the previous year, cheering many education advocates, and proposes a revamped Race to the Top competition that focuses on opportunity for all students and a tobacco tax to pay for a previously-announced preschool expansion effort.

Obama announced the budget, which would restore across-the-board cuts known as sequestration, at Powell Elementary School in Washington.

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