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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Obama Administration Proposes New Federal Education Spending Increases

"For starters, in 2008, the Bush Administration's Program Assessment Rating Tool evaluation identified 47 DOE programs that 'achieved their purpose, duplicate other programs, are narrowly focused, or unable to demonstrate effectiveness.' Eliminating these programs would have saved an estimated $3.8 billion."

That is 38 times more savings than the $100 million that Obama asked to be cut out of the budget:

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