PROPOSED BUDGET IS DEVASTATING FOR HIGH-NEED COMMUNITIES

President Donald Trump’s budget, which would cut funding for the Department of Education by 13.5 percent or $9 billion, would cripple high need communities and supporting organizations that rely on federal funding to ensure that every child receives a high-quality education and has access to an effective teacher. Teacher residency programs and their role in high quality teacher preparation and professional development, researching innovation, and partnering in to support high need communities are at risk under the current proposal.

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