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Committee for Education Funding, 2018
The United States currently invests only 2 percent of the federal budget on education. The federal investment in education is crucial to ensure access to high quality education from pre-school to higher education, fill gaps where local and state funding is insufficient or where new priorities and needs arise, and help with the costs of federally…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Resource Allocation, Student Financial Aid, Elementary Secondary Education
Committee for Education Funding, 2017
The following myths on federal funding for education are debunked in this report: (1) The U.S. education system is flush with cash but leaves students deprived of knowledge; (2) Federal education funding has grown out of control; (3) Money doesn't matter in education; (4) The U.S. spends more than other countries on education; (5) A lot can be…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Federal Government, Misconceptions, Resource Allocation
Committee for Education Funding, 2015
Federal investments in education are crucial to preventing youth from entering the criminal justice system and to reducing youth violence and criminal activity. Promoting access to cradle-to-career education is one of the foremost strategies for preventing youth violence and delinquency. Long-term studies of programs nationwide have found that…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Violence, Prevention, Youth
Committee for Education Funding, 2015
Federal investments in education are crucial so that students are prepared for success in a 21st Century global society and workforce. Investing in education is crucial to ensuring the future health of the economy and country's global competitiveness. Many students are not prepared for success in 21st Century society and to fill current and future…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Labor Force Development, Career Readiness, Education Work Relationship
Committee for Education Funding, 2015
Federal investments in education are crucial to provide a health-literate populace, ensure student academic success, and strengthen the U.S. economy. The health and well-being of today's students is directly connected to their academic success, school completion, and their development into healthy, resilient, and productive citizens. Schools are…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Education, Literacy, Costs
Bissonnette, Jocelyn, Ed.; Ellerson, Noelle, Ed.; Jones, Lindsay, Ed. – Committee for Education Funding, 2011
The Committee for Education Funding (CEF), a coalition of over 85 national education associations and institutions from preschool to postgraduate education, applauds President Obama's Fiscal Year 2012 budget for recognizing the importance of investing in education to our nation's economic growth and competitiveness. Within a constrained fiscal…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Budgets, Federal Aid, Early Childhood Education
Mandlawitz, Myrna, Ed. – Committee for Education Funding, 2011
The Committee for Education Funding (CEF), a coalition of over 90 national education associations and institutions from preschool to postgraduate education, applauds President Obama's Fiscal Year 2013 budget for prioritizing investment in education as a proven strategy to increase jobs and improve our nation's economic growth and competitiveness.…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Budgets, Federal Aid, Early Childhood Education