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Cutting School Budgets Doesn’t Pay

March 31, 2010

Please check out this insightful article written by John Pierre Ameer in the Cape Cod Times:

Cutting School Budgets Doesn’t Pay.

It has some very interesting and valid points to consider. Here is a quote:

Following on cuts in state contributions to local school districts and a paltry allocation from the federal government, people throughout the country feel the increased pressures on property taxes and on other sources of local funding. The normal and expected reaction is to demand budget cuts as opposed to increased taxation, no matter how small the tax increase may be. The reality, however, is that whatever immediate relief that may come from cuts in school budgets will disappear in the long run. We either pay now for appropriate and effective schools or we pay later, and pay more, for the social and economic consequences of inadequate public schooling.

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Stacy Ferreira permalink
    March 31, 2010 2:33 pm

    Whats the old saying… Its better to build our children than to repair men.

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