President Obama announced his 2013 budget request on Monday, Feb. 13. The budget for the Department represents an overall proposed increase of $1.7 billion, for a 2.5 percent increase above the enacted FY 2012 budget.
Three key themes are sounded in this budget:
- College Costs: Ensuring Affordability and Quality in Postsecondary Education
- Teachers: Strengthening the Teaching Profession
- Jobs: Aligning Job Training and Education Programs With Workforce Demands
Detailed description in Special Issue of OVAE Connection.