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Trump education cuts target K-12 programs it deems unnecessary

The president’s budget proposal for the fiscal year 2018 includes a 13.5 percent cut in education spending.

Des Moines, Iowa USA January 28, 2016: New York businessman Donald Trump rallies a crowd of veterans at Drake University while other Republican presidential candidates hold a final Des Moines debate prior to next week's caucuses.

The president’s budget proposal for the fiscal year 2018 includes a 13.5 percent cut in education spending. The cuts, many of which target K-12 programs, will defund programs that the administration has deemed completed, unsuccessful, or that duplicate other efforts. However, little research or academic support has been made to support those claims. (The Washington Post)

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