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Vote Pro-Public Education

Despite campaign claims from conservative candidates, no one in the state of Alabama can argue with the introductory sentence to this article on al.com: A new study reveals that, since 2008, Alabama has made the second deepest cuts to per-pupil funding for K-12 students in the nation. Although the writer, Madison Underwood, refers to a “new study,” this news isn’t new, nor should it be shocking.  Since fiscal year 2008, the state of Alabama has cut K-12 education spending by 17.8%. I’ve been teaching since the 2003-2004 school year, well before the recession… Read more Vote Pro-Public Education