Cuts for schoolkids, more tax dollars for tests?

posted by
May 19, 2011
Our Future Blog
by Jeff Bryant  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"While America's political leaders happily take a meat axe to our nation's public school system, the national media continues to turn our gaze toward more pressing issues. But down here on the ground, the outlook for the nation's school children is looking grimmer and grimmer by the day. This week's cavalcade of education cuts included Florida's decision to turn back the clock of education funding to 2003. What that looks like for those folks living in the reality community is vanishing stocks of school supplies, canceled bus transportation for school bands and sports teams, and unpainted school interiors with aging air conditioning and electrical systems." (05/19/11)

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