Biden requests $90B for Education Department in FY24 budget

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President Joe Biden released an ambitious spending plan Thursday for FY 2024 with $90 billion for the U.S. Department of Education — a 13.6% or $10.8 billion increase over current budget allocations. 

The plan’s two largest spending categories for education are for high-poverty schools, with $20.5 billion for Title I, and for pre-K-12 special education services, at $16.8 billion.

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