1970: $ 5 BILLION
1980: $15 BILLION
1990: $23 BILLION
2000: $33 BILLION
2010: $94 BILLION
2013: $41 BILLION
2014: $60 BILLION
2015: $90 BILLION CHART
2016: $79 BILLION (ESTIMATE)
2017: $68 BILLION (ESTIMATE)
Employees: 4,100, operating 120 different subsidy programs.
The listing to the right shows the FIRST TIER of the Education Department's organizational structure: 21 departments.
On the next page is a list of these same departments, and most sub-departments.
Note: The organization information on this page comes from ED's website and the list of ED agencies published here and the ED organizational chart.
The source for budget data on this page is available as an Excel spreadsheet from the Office of Management & Budget at Agency Outlays
NOTE: The best collection of federal $DATA$ on the web can be found at usgovernmentspending.com