Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 46 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News   

Trump's budget slashes funding for disadvantaged students while giving 1.4 billion for privatization - Network For Publi

Quicklink Submitted By   6 comments, 4 series
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)


Budget  devastates Public educeducaitontion
Budget devastates Public educeducaitontion
(Image by
  Details   DMCA
Trump's  budget is a declaration of war on public education and our nation's neediest children. It ends after-school programs which serve more than 1.6 million American children, most of whom are poor. It slashes programs that prepare disadvantaged  students for college. College assistance for first-generation students is also reduced.And yet there is ample funding for the school privatization agenda--$1.4 billion in all. a 50% increase for charter school funding.  a $250 million private school “choice” program. $1 billion for a fund portability program--which is nothing more than a disguised voucher system . Portability could bankrupt some public schools and slash funding for the rest. The Network for Public Education will not stand by and allow Trump to break our public school system and crush the dreams of millions of children. But we cannot fight without your help."

Read the rest of the story HERE:

Must Read 2   News 2   Valuable 2  
Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

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...)

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.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Other Series: View All 574 Articles in "Trump"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend