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