SERIES: Brookings Data Now
Number 29 of 47
Fred Dews |
February 27, 2014 4:38pm
In this edition of Brookings Data Now: the president's huge budget document, and how to read it; American schools behind in offering computer programming; spending on college financial aid; the (relatively) low cost of providing basic education to all children in 46 countries; Russia's share of European natural gas is rising.
Learn more about how to read President Obama's new budget, due out next week.
Japanese students must take a 35-hour course in computer science and programming to graduate from high school.
Find out what one scholar writes about more efficient ways to spend this money.
This is about 4 percent of the U.S. defense budget, or about half the amount spent on the Sochi Olympics.
This is a historical high.
Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.
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