Murray vs. Ryan: A budget battle in which students will win or lose | Education Votes

14 Mar

With domestic spending already at its lowest level as a percentage of our economy since the 1960s, the GOP budget plan for 2014 released by Rep. Paul Ryan this week proposes to cut even more, at the cost of educators, students and families.

By obsessively pursuing a balanced budget through spending cuts alone, Ryan imperils students’ futures by making them suffer the consequences of more massive cuts–larger classes, less individualized instruction, and fewer supports in vital areas, such as English language instruction and special education, that help them succeed in school.

Ryan and other Republican leaders claim there’s no alternative to the outrageous $5 trillion in cuts over the next 10 years as outlined in his budget blueprint. But there is an alternative, and it was presented by Sen. Patty Murray on behalf of Senate Democrats a few days ago. More…

via Murray vs. Ryan: A budget battle in which students will win or lose | Education Votes.

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