Read about the U.S. Department of Education's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

Last Updated: February 22, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education's fiscal year 2016 budget request is $70.7 billion in discretionary appropriations, a 5.4 percent increase over the previous year’s funding. The budget also improves new mandatory funding for early childhood education, teacher support and college opportunity.

To learn more, please visit: President Obama's 2016 Budget Seeks to Expand Educational Opportunity for All Students

For a brief fact sheet, click here: U.S. Dept. of Education 2016 Budget Fact Sheet