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Charters Will Blitz Philadelphia with PR Campaign

It is not bad enough that Governor Tom Corbett and the Pennsylvania legislature are starving the Philadelphia public schools of basic necessities. Here comes the charter lobby to launch an expensive media campaign to persuade parents to pull their kids out of the public schools and put them into charters. 232 more words

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In Sacramento, Budget Cuts Leave Homeless Without Bathrooms, Water Overnight


Faced with a $200 million deficit accumulated over the past five years, Sacramento, Calif., like many other struggling municipalities, is severely cutting back.

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Homeless

Budget cuts force Davidsonian downsizing

Citing cuts in their operating budget, the editors of The Davidsonian announced Thursday that the paper will henceforth only be publishing on an annual basis. The paper’s editors said they were left with little choice after it became clear that running a newspaper actually requires some effort. 353 more words

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waiting lists for vouchers in almost every community

Indeed, as the report notes, there are currently “waiting lists for vouchers in almost every community,” and only 1 in 4 eligible households receives a voucher or some other form of federal rental assistance. 25 more words

Homeless

#GilbertSchools Budget Cuts Anecdotes: Community member use “#fuzzymath” to explain paper shortage #gpsanecdotes

The following was posted by Gilbert Public Schools community member, Eff Michele at Save our dedicated GPS employess Facebook page.

Doing some ‘fuzzy’ math, since I’m seeing the $50k spent on copy paper come up again.

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#GilbertSchools Budget Cuts Anecdotes: GPS Education and Our Economic Challenges #gpsanecdotes

The following was written by Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board Candidate Dr. Charles Santa Cruz:

During the past several weeks, I have had the opportunity to meet a number of constituents who are very concerned about our students, our educators, our support staff, and our educational system.

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Nevada: Big $$$ for Tesla, No $ for Schools

Nevada is giving more than $1 Billion in tax breaks to woo automaker Tesla to build a huge factory to produce electric batteries.

The deal is controversial but not among Nevada legislators, who expect it to produce economic benefits and 6,500 jobs. 175 more words

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