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President’s Budget Proposal Increases Education Research Funding
 
President’s Budget Proposal Increases Education Research Funding
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April 2013

President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for the 2014 fiscal year, released on April 10, would increase investments in social science and education research. The requests for the Institute of Education Sciences and for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorates for Education and Human Resources and for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences are displayed below.

Institute of Education Sciences: Appropriations History
and FY 2014 Request ($ millions)

   

2012

(Actual)

 

2014

(Request)

 Agency Total  593.6  593.6
Research, Development, and
Dissemination
 189.8  593.6
 Statistics  108.7  122.7
 Regional Educational Laboratories  57.4  57.4
 Assessment  138.3  132.3
 Research in Special Education  49.9  59.9
 State Longitudinal Data Systems  38.1  85.0
 Special Education Studies and Evaluations  11.4  11.4



NSF Directorate of Education and Human Resources
:
Appropriations History and FY 2014 Request ($ millions)

   

2012

(Actual)
 

2014

(Request)
Agency Total   830.5  880.3
Division of Research on Learning
in Formal and Informal Settings
 273.2  277.9
Division of Undergraduate Education  190.5  227.0
Division of Human Resource Development  129.4  130.3
Division of Graduate Education  237.4  245.2



NSF Directorate of Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
:
Appropriations History and FY 2014 Request ($ millions)

 

2012

(Actual)
 

2014

(Request)
 Agency Total  254.2  272.4
 Social and Economic Sciences  97.3  102.5
 Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences  92.5  97.4
 SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities  28.2  30.7
 National Center for Science
and Engineering Statistics
 36.2  41.8

Note. Amounts for 2013 are not included because final FY 2013 appropriations have not yet been calculated to account for sequestration and adjustments included in legislative language in the FY 2013 continuing resolution bill signed into law on March 26.

 
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