Brief How Would the President’s Proposed 2021 Budget Affect Spending on Children?
Julia B. Isaacs, Cary Lou, Eleanor Lauderback
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In this Kids’ Share brief, we examine how the Trump administration’s proposed 2021 budget would affect spending on children. Children’s programs subject to annual funding decisions, including education and early care and education, would be sharply reduced. Mandatory programs and tax credits for children for the most part would be largely protected, following a pattern seen throughout the budget.

Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Families Social safety net Taxes and budgets Children and youth
Tags Kids in context Children's budget
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population