Federal Budget and Appropriations Update – What’s In Store for Education and Workforce Funding?

By Kermit Kaleba, February 23, 2017

2017 is shaping up as a profoundly challenging year for federal education and workforce funding, as Congress grapples with the return of strict budget caps and sequestration in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, while finalizing FY 2017 spending bills in a transformed political landscape. Join National Skills Coalition as we talk with national experts about what’s ahead for the federal budget, and the outlook for critical investments in the skills of U.S. workers.


  • David Reich, Center for Budget Policy and Priorities
  • Sarah Abernathy, Committee for Education Funding
  • Kermit Kaleba, National Skills Coalition
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