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Brief: Budget Passes Senate, Heads to President's Desk

The Senate today passed a $1.1 trillion budget that includes $70.6 billion for education. Two winners in the deal, as previously covered by thejournal.com, include Pell Grants and early childhood education programs.

Next the budget, passed 72-26, will go to President Obama, who will likely sign it before midnight on Saturday.

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Joshua Bolkan is contributing editor for Campus Technology, THE Journal and STEAM Universe. He can be reached at jbolkan@gmail.com.

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