Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Best Web OpEds

Defend Your Public School from the Trump/DeVos Budget Debacle - Network For Public Education

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink    (# of views)   1 comment

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) , Add Tags  (less...)

View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H3 8/24/17

Author 40790
Become a Fan
  (20 fans)

From Stop School Budget Cuts | John Stavely | Flickr734 Ã-- 1024 - 280k -
Stop School Budget Cuts | John Stavely | Flickr734 -- 1024 - 280k - jpg
(Image by
  Permission   Details   DMCA

'Tell Congress to defend public education from Trump's hostile budget, and reject efforts to create federal incentives for school choice policies. . A copy of the White House's preliminary budget proposal has been released; it contains a $9.2 billion cut to the department of education. $400 million will be spent to expand charter schools and private and religious school vouchers; their budget sets $1 billion aside to steer public schools toward choice-friendly policies. Funding for college work-study programs would be cut along with public-service loan forgiveness. Hundreds of millions of dollars that our schools now use to reduce class size, and provide mental health services for students would also be cut.Make sure your members of Congress know that you want them to defend public education  and to reject efforts to create federal incentives for states to adopt school choice policies.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:



- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles