Thursday, May 15, 2014
When Local School Districts Are Financially Fragile, Within Communities That Are Financially Fragile...
Communities hardest hit by the Recession are having difficulty recovering due to slow job growth. Local school districts are especially vulnerable to privatizers. Some refer to them as Privateers...reminiscent of Pirateers...reminiscent of...Pirates.
Here's Robert Rendo's extremely clear illustration of what it looks like when a school district cannot be sustained financially by its own community... Who takes control of our children's education then? The "Reformers."
It's time for all school districts across the country to protect their schools, and their children's education, which these days is synonymous with children's well-being, which is synonymous with our future as a democracy.