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Donald Trump Wants To Spend $20 Billion On School-Choice Initiatives For Children In Poverty

Students arrive for a speech on education by Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump at Cleveland Arts and Sciences Academy on September 8, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Angelo Merendino/Getty Images) Taking a direct swipe at Democratic presiden.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 8th, 2016

Donald Trump has another unrealistic policy proposal

Mark Makela/Getty ImagesGOP nominee Donald Trump has said he plans to spend billions of dollars on so-called school choice programs. The $20 billion in federal funds would be available only to what he says are 11 million children living in poverty who are.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2016

Donald Trump just provided the first detailed education proposal of his campaign

APBy pledging to immediately invest $20 billion in school choice, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump provided the first detailed proposal of his education agenda. "There's no failed policy more in need of urgent change than our government r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

Children of the 1% are 77 times more likely to attend an Ivy League school than poor Americans

Paul Marotta/Getty Donald Trump is pushing ahead with his plan for cutting taxes on corporations and wealthy Americans. But a new paper published by the National Bureau for .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2017

NATO chief: US allies to spend $12 billion more this year

NATO's chief says U.S. allies are projected to spend around $12 billion more on defense this year, after President Donald Trump berated them for failing to boost military budgets......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 28th, 2017

The 10 best high schools in America

With President Donald Trump expressing support of school-choice programs, parents may soon have more options for where they send their teens to high school......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 1st, 2017

Trump wants to slash $4.7 billion from the Agriculture Department — and rural America could suffer the most

Reuters President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21% drop in discretionary spending at the Department of Agriculture (USDA), according to a White House budget docume.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2017

Trump cheers Exxon plan to spend $20B on Gulf Coast projects

President Donald Trump praised Exxon Mobil Corp. after the company announced plans to create thousands of jobs by spending $20 billion over 10 years on refineries, chemical and liquefied natural gas plants along the Gulf Coast.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsMar 6th, 2017

Key Words: An ‘F’ for some school-voucher programs even as Trump pushes choice

A proposed $20 billion public-to-private school voucher program from the Trump ad.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 24th, 2017

New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos loves "school choice" — here"s what that means

Chris Hondros/Getty ImagesBoth President Donald Trump and his newly confirmed secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, are vocal advocates of giving families alternatives to public school, which Tru.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2017

Chrysler Boss: Trump Didn"t Influence Decision on U.S. Plants

Fiat Chrysler’s decision to spend $1 billion on two U.S. plants wasn’t related to President-elect Donald Trump’s pressure on the auto industry to bring more production and jobs to America, the company’s chief executive said......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 9th, 2017

Here"s how Trump could gut America"s public schools

School-choice philanthropist Betsy DeVos is set to become Donald Trump’s secretary of education. The school choice movement that Trump has embraced is bipartisan; centrist Democrats and Republicans both tend to support public charter schools. But De.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 4th, 2016

Donald Trump Picks First Women for Posts in Administration

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen the first women for posts in his administration, picking South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and school-choice advocate Betsy DeVos as his secretary of education......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 24th, 2016

Wall Street keen for a fellow traveller at Treasury

By Dan Burns and Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - With President-elect Donald Trump promising to spend as much as half a trillion dollars on infrastructure and slash taxes – initiatives that could add dramatically to the U.S. debt and balloon the bud.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 18th, 2016

Wall Street keen for a fellow traveler at Treasury

With President-elect Donald Trump promising to spend as much as half a trillion dollars on infrastructure and slash taxes – initiatives that could add dramatically to the U.S. debt and balloon the budget deficit - Wall Street is far more focused on who .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 18th, 2016

Wall Street keen for a fellow traveler at Treasury

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With President-elect Donald Trump promising to spend as much as half a trillion dollars on infrastructure and slash taxes – initiatives that could add dramatically to the U.S. debt and balloon the budget deficit - Wall Street is far.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 18th, 2016

Trump rode $5 billion in free media to the White House

Donald Trump didn't spend nearly as much on advertising as typical presidential candidates, and he didn't have to -- he relied on billions of dollars of free mentions in media ranging from major TV news networks to Buzzfeed and Twitter instead. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 18th, 2016

Can Trump"s infrastructure plan work?

President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to spend $550 billion over the next decade to upgrade the nation’s crumbling roads, bridges and waterways has been celebrated as a key driver of the stock market’s post-election rally and a potential jolt to a lis.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 16th, 2016

Trump Election Leaves Refugee Advocates Fearful and Uncertain

In light of Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election two days ago, an Islamic elementary and middle school in Florida on Thursday sent out a newsletter urging parents to “be strong for our children.” Without using the president-elect’s .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 10th, 2016

How Election 2016 Would Be Different With Ranked-Choice Voting

From time to time during this turbulent election season, it has seemed that the Republican standard-bearer might tell his staff they’re fired and return to New York real estate. It’s a world Donald Trump understands—a world where losing a billion do.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 17th, 2016

Facebook co-founder pledging $20 million to defeat Trump - Business Insider

Business InsiderFacebook co-founder pledging $20 million to defeat TrumpBusiness InsiderRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks about school choice, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at Cleveland Arts and Social Sciences Academy in Cleveland. (AP Pho.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 10th, 2016