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Where the US spends its money…and it’s not on education

on September 7, 2015

Seattle Education

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We have neglected our schools financially to the point where they have become easily privatized.

Republic legislators in Washington State have continually fought against funding public schools adequately, particularly Ross Hunter, who recently moved over to the state’s Office of Early Learning (more on that later), and Representative Chad Magendanz, a big proponent of charter schools.

Nationally, our representatives in DC have ignored the financial requirements of funding public schools, what the real costs are, and instead are using our money to pay for endless, devastating and destructive wars that do not benefit our youth in any way, our communities our disappearing middle class or our crumbling infrastructure.

To get a better perspective on what the priorities are of our elected officials, check out this article from the Business Insider:

These charts show the immensity of the US’ defense budget

As the US military continues to try to disengage…

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