Wednesday, March 2, 2011

New Bill Could Eliminate Education Programs

Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a bill that would cut close to $4 billion in spending. However, this same bill would include cuts to education programs and entirely extinguishing other programs such as Striving Readers, Small Learning Communities, and the Even Start program as well.

Now, the bill goes to the U.S. Senate and is expected to pass. However, not everyone in Washington is supporting the cuts. Senators Tom Harkin, and Patty Murray have both publicly expressed their concern with these major cuts in education.

Read the entire article at Education Week

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