Federal Budget 2017: what's changing in education?
Congress reaches budget deal to fund federal …
While funding persists, so does uncertainty surrounding the improvements in program quality and efficiency. The federal government should allow state and local governments to compete amongst each other to promote better management practices, policymaking, and the implementation of programs that matter to the particular state or locality. And states and localities should either pay for it independently or find ways to make it affordable within their budgetary means.
Our budget, Building A Better America, balances within 10 years
The chart above plots federal spending on grants to state and local governments between 1960 and 2017. After the 1960s, a huge expansion in aid came with the changes in policy.