Summary and Analysis of President Obama’s Education Budget Request – Fiscal Year 2011

Source: New America Foundation, Federal Education Budget Project, Issue Brief, February 2010

The president’s 2011 budget request marks the second time the Obama administration has submitted funding recommendations for every federal education program and a comprehensive list of new education policy initiatives. The administration has proposed a $49.7 billion budget for education programs subject to the annual appropriations process (excluding Pell Grants), up from $46.2 billion in fiscal year 2010. This issue brief provides a summary and analysis of the president’s fiscal year 2011 education budget request.

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