Acosta, who is currently under scrutiny for his 2008 plea deal for Jeffrey Epstein, has proposed an 80 percent cut to the Bureau of International Labor Affairs' budget.
Research on 112,000 Canadian students finds that high schoolers who took more music courses did better in math, science, and English.
Though the Trump administration's attempted deep cuts have had historically minimal impact on the agency's budget, they offer further evidence of the Trump administration's lack of concern for federal environmental protection.
Overall, nations in the developing world are in limbo over the cuts, and worried they'll lose vital USAID funds.
Facing Trump's proposals for cutting programs that help minorities and the poor, Democrats scramble to make up for missed opportunities to protect them.