Federal Legislative Report 117-09

Delivered via email: April 4, 2022

President Biden Proposes FY 2023 Budget

Just two weeks after signing the FY 2022 budget, President Biden proposed the FY 2023 federal budget for congressional consideration. The $5.8 trillion spending proposal includes $88.3 billion in discretionary spending for the U.S. Department of Education which is a 17% increase over the FY 2022 budget’s spending levels. The highlights of the U.S. Department of Education’s budget include:
  • $1.5 billion in new spending to help address the physical and mental health needs of students, educators, and school staff caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • $16.3 billion for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act program which is a $3.3 billion increase from previous spending levels
  • $36.5 billion for Title I funding to help students in low-income communities
  • $514 million for educator recruitment and retention
  • $200 million in new spending to create Career-Connected High Schools; competitive grants to support early enrollment in postsecondary and career-connected coursework in the last two years of high school
  • $1.1 billion for English Language Acquisition State Grants, increase of $278 million from previous spending levels to meet the needs of ELs and their teachers
  • $132.1 million for Teacher Quality Partnerships to support comprehensive pathways into the profession, such as high-quality residencies and Grow Your Own programs, a $80 million increase over previous years spending levels
The entire U.S. Department of Education’s budget is available online.