The Trump administration released its proposed Department of Education budget Tuesday, boasting a $10 billion cut.
The budget would terminate public service loan forgiveness, eliminate Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, and cut spending by the National Institutes of Health and National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, reported Chronicle.
But the Department of Education will dedicate over $1 billion to school choice, according to a press release obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Furthering Options for Children to Unlock Success (FOCUS) grants, which fund schools that employ open enrollment and consider the needs of individual students, will receive $1 billion. The department will also dedicate $250 million and $167 million to private school and charter school scholarships, respectively.
Source: The Daily Caller