Obama's 2014 Budget: Key Points to Know

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  • education
  • children's health
  • college, universities, historically black colleges and universities
  •  Improve College Affordability and Value
  • education, college financial aid
  • employment, jobs
  • jobs, hiring
  • tax cuts, stimulus package
  • taxes
  • minimum wage
  • gun violence, gun control
  • entrepreneur, small business
  • homeownership
  • Housing and Foreclosure
  • poverty, healthy eating
  • President Obama
  • Education Boost
  • A Helping Hand

Improve Higher Education for Minorities 

The president supports expanding teacher education programs at historically black colleges and universities and continuing the $800 million in programs supporting these institutions. Funding for existing programs, GEAR UP and TRIO, will provide support services for students from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them complete a postsecondary education. (Photo: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)