Are your state’s tax dollars funding the teaching of religious supremacism and bigotry? What about Creationism? The answer is undoubtedly yes, if you live in a state with a voucher or corporate tax credit program funding “school choice.”
Archives for May 2011
Governor Jerry Brown updates Californians on the state of the budget given recent taxes received. How does it change the budget picture for schools? It softens the immediate blow for this one upcoming year, but doesn’t address the funding cliff that happens if taxes are not extended after June 30, 2011. In short — it changes nothing about the long-term picture — we still urgently need to fund our schools and extend revenue for the next five years.
The California School Funding Map Tool helps people find out just how much money kids attending their public schools are going to lose in state budget cuts if revenue is allowed to expire on June 30, 2011.