Will Trump Get His K-12 Budget Cuts? Washington Edu-Insiders Say No.

President Donald Trump alarmed a lot of the education community when he proposed slashing the U.S. Department of Education’s nearly $70 billion budget by $9 billion. So will those cuts become a reality?

Probably not, say a couple dozen inside-the-beltway education experts surveyed by Whiteboard Advisors. In fact 79 percent of them don’t think Congress will follow through on the proposals.

Here’s a handy graphic breaking this down:

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Most of those surveyed expected to see Title II, a $2.05 billion program aimed at improving teacher quality, stick around too, although it might be reduced…

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