It’s never easy to tell a clear story about the federal budget and how it works, but this year the challenge is particularly acute. So we’ve asked one of our experts here at the New America Foundation to help clarify and explain the progress, or lack of progress, that Congress is making in its work on approving a federal budget that will fund programs in early education and other areas.
For this podcast, Early Ed Watch spoke with Jason Delisle, director of the Federal Education Budget Project here at the New America Foundation. Delisle explains how the budget process is supposed to work each year and helps to untangle the confusing state of affairs on Capitol Hill this month, with budget proceedings for both fiscal year 2011 and fiscal year 2012 on Congress's to-do list.
Early Ed Watch podcast – March 8, 2011
Podcast: Making Sense of the Federal Budget Process
With our guest Jason Delisle, director of the Federal Education Budget Project.
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