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Congress's Looming $4 Billion Showdown Over Education Funding: As Senate Releases 2020 Priorities, a Huge Split With House Over Title I, IDEA, Charters & More


September 20, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee leaders released their bill funding the Education Department Wednesday, setting up a collision course with the House as lawmakers work to fund the federal government for 2020.

The Senate bill differs significantly from the version the House passed in June. For the Education Department overall, the bills are $4.5 billion apart, with the House offering big funding increases for long-standing education programs that the Senate bill keeps flat.


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