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

Oklahoma: Budget Cuts Devastate Schools; by Diane Ravitch

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H3 5/29/17

Author 40790
Become a Fan
  (21 fans)

From End - Free images on Pixabay960 Ã-- 720 - 339k -
End - Free images on Pixabay960 -- 720 - 339k - jpg
(Image by
  Permission   Details   DMCA

'The GOP legislators in Oklahoma have decided that cutting taxes is more important than education, slicing away hundreds of millions of dollars in annual revenue in their mistaken 'small-government' approach. Perhaps the most significant consequence: students in scores of districts are now going to school just four days a week.“The shift not only upends what has long been a fundamental rhythm of life for families and communities. It also runs contrary to the push in many parts of the country to provide more time for learning — and daily reinforcement — as a key way to improve achievement, especially among poor children... 'funding for classrooms has been shrinking for years in this deep-red state as lawmakers have cut taxes.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:



- Advertisement -

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
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