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13 Funds to Watch in FY 2019



The House and Senate leaders reached an agreement mid September for a $581 million increase for the U.S. Department of Education in fiscal year 2019. We are watching and waiting, as this nears final approval by the House and signature by the President. Below are the 13 programs anticipating increases:

  1. School Safety National Activities
  2. Title IV, Part A
  3. 21stCentury Community Learning Centers
  4. Special Education
  5. Office of Civil Rights
  6. McKinney-Vento Homeless Education 
  7. Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education 
  8. Charter School Grants
  9. Head Start
  10. GEAR UP
  11. TRIO
  12. Impact Aid
  13. Education Innovation and Research



Watch for some major areas of focus being proposed for the upcoming year. They include school safety, charter schools, career technical education, and homeless education.