SERIES: Brookings Data Now
Number 29 of 30
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.
Managing Editor of the Brookings Website
Brookings Data Now
Atlanta Is the Most Unequal U.S. City - Brookings Data Now
Ukraine's Really Low Per Capita GDP: Brookings Data Now
A blog about research and activities at Brookings, now.
View all blogs ›
Frequent updates from Brookings experts on the top issues of the day.
Does CPAC's Minority Outreach Panel Spell Trouble for GOP?
Brookings Scholars on the #Ukraine, #Crimea Crisis, 3/7/14
What Brookings Scholars Are Saying about President Obama's 2015 Budget
Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani|March 7, 2014 5:30pm
Fred Dews|March 7, 2014 5:14pm
Brookings Today, 3/7/14
Fred Dews|March 7, 2014 4:37pm
View all posts ›
The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. For nearly 100 years, Brookings has analyzed current and emerging issues and produced new ideas that matter—for the nation and the world.
1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW,
Washington, DC 20036
© 2014 The Brookings Institution
Interested in subscribing to the Brookings Brief?
You have not selected any newsletters.