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The President’s Budget: Simplifying Funding for Postsecondary Education Tue, 23 May 2017 22:00:27 EDT

“Go forth into the world and turn your hopes and dreams into action. America has always been the land of dreams because America is a nation of true believers.” – President Trump, Liberty University 2017 Commencement  

The President’s Budget: Maintaining Support for our Most Vulnerable Students Tue, 23 May 2017 20:00:45 EDT

“We must never lose sight of our mission: providing each child with the chance to pursue a great education in a safe and nurturing environment.” – Secretary Betsy DeVos, March 20, 2017  

The President’s Budget: Empowering Parents by Expanding Education Choice Tue, 23 May 2017 18:00:32 EDT

Education Budget Prioritizes Students, Empowers Parents, Saves Taxpayer Dollars Tue, 23 May 2017 13:49:00 EDT

Today, the Trump Administration released the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, which lays out a series of proposals and priorities designed to ensure every student has an equal opportunity to receive a high quality education. Through this budget, the President has reaffirmed his commitment to returning decision-making power over education back where it belongs—in the hands of parents, educators and State leaders. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement:

Secretary DeVos: America Must Transform Education to Serve the Needs of Individual Students Mon, 22 May 2017 20:36:40 EDT

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivered keynote remarks to the American Federation for Children's National Policy Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Secretary introduced the principles of the Trump Administration's school choice plan, urging state leaders to invest in individual students and empower parents, while outlining the Administration's intent to support state-based solutions. Key excerpts from the Secretary's speech: