NAESP Submits Testimony on the FY25 Budget

The testimony emphasizes the need for robust federal education funding for key programs.

NAESP submitted testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Education regarding the FY25 budget, requesting the highest possible funding levels for key federal pre-K-12 programs: Title I, Title II, Title IV, IDEA, and Head Start/Early Head Start.

The testimony emphasizes the importance of robust, ongoing pre-K-12 appropriations via existing formula grant programs as the final tranche of emergency COVID-19 funding via the American Rescue Plan expires Sept. 30. Additional federal funding is critical for schools to sustain the academic recovery and well-being efforts that are preparing students for long-term success. The testimony is available to read below: