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AAU urges Congress to provide at least $670 million to the Institute for Education Sciences in FY20.
AAU urges Congress to support a maximum Pell Grant award of $6,345 in FY20.
AAU urges Congress to provide at least $106 million for Title VI International Education programs in FY20.
Friends of IES, a coalition of organizations including AAU, sent a letter urging Congress to reach an agreement to raise the discretionary budget caps and provide $670M for IES in FY20.
This table represents the current status of FY20 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Departments of Education, Energy, and Defense as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, AFRI, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Status of FY20 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Education including Title IV and Title VI funding.

In an effort led by the American Council on Education (ACE), more than 60 higher education associations, including AAU, submitted comments in response to the Department of Education's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Title IX.
AAU submitted comments to the Department of Education on their NPRM on Title IX. In the letter, AAU identified key concerns and requested the department be less prescriptive in their regulations.