Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Bush Budget Leaves Children Behind

I predicted several months ago that there was no way that Bush could cut education to pay for his tax cuts. I was wrong. Bush's new budget - despite the pleas of states still reeling from his unfunded education mandates - does just that. It contemplates a 1% decrease in discretionary spending for the Department of Education and the elimination of several education-related programs, including "grants to states to keep drugs out of schools, and other programs to further vocational education. "

1 Comments:

At 9:47 AM, Blogger DLW said...

And that's why we need to fight fiscal fundamentalism...

dlw

 

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