Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee

This week, The LEARN Coalition (LEARN) submitted written comments to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (L-HHS-ED) on Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 funding.

LEARN urged the subcommittee to make significant investments in key education research programs as part of the FY 2020 appropriations process. Specifically LEARN requested $670 million for IES. Within IES, LEARN recommended $210 million for the Research, Development and Dissemination (R, D and D) line item and $61 million for the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER). At the National Institutes of Health, LEARN urged the Subcommittee to provide $1.606 billion and $1.994 billion for NICHD and NIMH respectively.

The written testimony to the Subcommittee can be found here – FY 2020 LEARN LHHS Appropriations Testimony 4.08.19

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