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Assault on America: Trump’s FY18 Budget Proposals

  by Gail Spangenberg and James Parker(President and Vice President)National Council  for Adult Learning Anything written at this point about likely FY18 funding (effective October 2017) for adult education and education generally is highly speculative. But if the President’s “skinny” budget proposals for 2018 are not significantly altered during the Congressional review and appropriations process, there will be a huge destructive impact across the federal government, including the Departments of Education and Labor and their related programs for high-school completion, college/job-transition, access and upgrading programs for low-skilled adults, workforce skills upgrading, and job training programs. The Trump Administration is calling for massive cuts in discretionary funding across federal domestic programs, including … Continue reading

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