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Section 8 voucher program has been around for nearly 40 years

“These kinds of cuts are really unprecedented,” Rice told me. “The Section 8 voucher program has been around for nearly 40 years—it was created during the Nixon Administration and has had strong, bipartisan support for its entire history. 28 more words

Homeless

Gov. Corbett: You Should Be Ashamed

“The Notebook” reports on the disgraceful funding of schools in Pennsylvania, especially Philadelphia.

Corporate tax breaks mean more to Governor Corbett and the Legislature than children. 261 more words

Charter Schools

VSU Students and Faculty Feeling Uneasy Over Cuts

The Richmond Times-Dispatch that students and faculty alike are feeling very nervous regarding the steep budget cuts that Virginia State University will need to make. 175 more words

Virginia Events

Question: How to Improve Schools; Reduce Budget Cuts

Kelly, Melissa. “10 Ways Budget Cuts Hurt Teachers and Their Students.” About. N.p.,n.d Web. 29 Sept. 2012

Melissa Kelly, in the article “10 Ways Budget Cuts Hurt Teachers and Their Students”, discusses the immediate consequences budget cuts have on people in the situation. 517 more words

Budget Cuts

Politico.com: Education is a Major Issue in Elections

Politico.com reviews a number of governor’s races around the country, and here is the takeaway: governors who cut education funding are on the defensive, even insisting that they didn’t do it. 383 more words

Education Reform

Watching you on the news the other day brought tears to my eyes

Harris captured the hearts of readers in February soon after Darling and her husband, Bill Krejci, went public with his good deed. They launched a fundraiser to show their gratitude and it has since collected more than $187,000.

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Homeless Families

One week on...

So it’s just over a week since the independence referendum and I’m still feeling down about the result but I have been massively inspired by the events and activities taking place all over the country. 593 more words