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Under the administration’s 2018 education budget set to release next week, nearly $10 billion cuts would affect work-study, mental health programs and child care programs.

A glimpse of the Trump administration’s 2018 education budget proposal illustrates drastic changes to the federal education system. 

In documents obtained by The Washington Post, The Department of Education could experience more than a $9 billion cut. The proposal, which must be sent to Congress for approval, depicts a collection of the 45th president’s priorities alongside Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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Although the final proposal isn’t expected to be released until next week, representatives from the Department of Education have shared “near-final” documents with the Post.

Senator Cory Booker, amongst others on social media, have slammed the administration’s education plan.  

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“The Trump administration’s reported education budget is an abomination,” Booker…

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