2020 Democrats Push Title I Funding

2020 Democrats Push Title I Funding

July 28, 2019

In the LA School Report, Carolyn Phenicie takes a look at how many candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential field are looking to increase spending on Title I, the “anchor for some of the biggest education policy changes in the past two decades, No Child Left Behind and the Every Student Succeeds Act.” This is a “politically expedient proposal” given Title ‘s popularity in Congress and voters, but “pushing more money through the program, without accompanying reforms, might not make any difference for the children it’s supposed to help, experts said.”