Senate Budget Blueprint Would Boost Education

Klein, Alyson
March 2007
Education Week;3/28/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p21
The article explains that, in March 2007, U.S. Democratic party legislators proposed a fiscal year 2008 budget providing the Department of Education with billions more than President George W. Bush had requested. The plan allows increased Pell Grants for college students, additional teacher hiring, and extra teacher training, according to Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.


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