On March 16, President Trump sent an outline of his proposed fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget to Congress. It includes devastating cuts to federal history and humanities funding including elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services and Title VI/Fulbright-Hays international education programs.
Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero has announced the appointment of retired Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente as the new Director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, effective February 6.
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was enacted in 2015, reauthorizing the nation’s law governing K-12 education. Most importantly for many of NCH’s constituent groups, the law restored designated funding streams for history and civics. To learn more about these programs click here. Even though ESSA authorized money for the programs, now we need to more >