Budget

Help From the House

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Largest of Democrat-sponsored spending bills, reflecting favoring of social programs seen as shortchanged during Bush years, would lift funds for NIH, Pell and AmeriCorps.

You Already Got Yours

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In drafting 2010 spending bill for education and health programs, U.S. Senate panel de-emphasizes priorities (such as Pell Grants and biomedical research) that fared well in economic stimulus measure.

Wanted: Obama's Help

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WASHINGTON – The leader of a major public university system called on President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan to do more to accomplish the White House’s goal of seeing the United States lead the world in postsecondary educational attainment by 2020.

2010 Appropriations, By the Numbers

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As Senate panel completes work on its spending bill for health, education and labor programs, boundaries are generally set for outlook for higher education.

Appropriations as an Afterthought

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With college lobbyists awaiting action on student loan reform, passage of 2010 spending bills get little attention. A quick review of what's in them.

Renewed Push on Pell

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Obama budget for 2011, to be released today, will call for raising maximum grant to $5,710 and making program an entitlement.

Fleshing Out the Federal Budget

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Obama administration details 2010 spending plan unveiled in February, which would increase and lock in Pell Grant funding and double spending on basic science over a decade.

Science Funding Gets a Boost

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Obama administration's proposed 2011 budget would add $3.3 billion for scientific research, including an extra $1 billion for the NIH.

What Now for Student Aid Bill?

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Democrats' plan to consider health care legislation through "budget reconciliation" process has implications for student loan reform -- not all of them good.

The Shrunken Student Aid Bill

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With Congress set to take up health measure, Democrats strip community college funds, accountability provisions and more from loan overhaul.

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