LDA Legislative News – March 2019

President’s FY 2020 Budget Proposal Harsh on Education The first Monday in February is the regular date for the release of the president’s budget proposal for the upcoming federal fiscal year.  This year, due to the government shutdown in January, the release of the FY 2020 budget was delayed until March. FY 2020 begins on October 1, 2019.  The portion of the proposal that would fund the U.S. Department of Education for FY 2020 (School Year 2020-21) is much the same as last year’s proposal, a harsh budget that was soundly rejected by Congress for the current fiscal year. The… Read More »