Budget Cuts and their Effects<br />A presentation by Miranda Endres<br />
Introduction<br /><ul><li>Schools have been taking a hit in recent years.
About every state in the United States has been affected by budget cuts in some way or another.
These cuts come in the form of reducing benefits to employees and cutting classes from the curriculum.</li></ul>Photo by A...
Where it began<br />In 2006, President Bush ended 42 education programs and reduced the budget of four other programs by $...
Breakdown of budget cuts<br />Educational technology state grants, $272 million<br />Even Start, $99 million<br />Vocation...
Breakdown of Budget Cuts<br />Safe and Drug-Free Schools, $347 million<br />Parental information and resource centers, $40...
Breakdown of Budget Cuts<br />Javits gifted and talented education, $10 million<br />Exchanges with Historic Whaling and T...
Cuts increased<br />In California, more than $4 billion was proposed to be cut from the schools budgets. <br />“It would d...
Impact on Schools<br />Because of these cuts, many programs are being cut as well. <br />Programs, such as reading or fine...
Impact on Students<br />Programs designed to help students succeed in life are now being cut. <br />Students are not getti...
What is being done?<br />Teachers and administrators are trying to manage through these tough times.<br />Communities are ...
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Budget Cuts And Their Effects

  1. 1. Budget Cuts and their Effects<br />A presentation by Miranda Endres<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br /><ul><li>Schools have been taking a hit in recent years.
  3. 3. About every state in the United States has been affected by budget cuts in some way or another.
  4. 4. These cuts come in the form of reducing benefits to employees and cutting classes from the curriculum.</li></ul>Photo by Adan Garcia<br />
  5. 5. Where it began<br />In 2006, President Bush ended 42 education programs and reduced the budget of four other programs by $4.279 billion. <br />These programs are not just for educational purposes, but some include programs for the disabled and handicapped. As well as culturally based programs. <br />George Bush and Dick Cheney by BlatantNews.com<br />
  6. 6. Breakdown of budget cuts<br />Educational technology state grants, $272 million<br />Even Start, $99 million<br />Vocational education state grants, $1,182 million<br />Vocational education national programs, $9 million<br />Upward Bound, $311 million<br />GEAR UP, $303 million<br />Talent search, $145 million<br />Tech prep education program, $105 million <br />
  7. 7. Breakdown of Budget Cuts<br />Safe and Drug-Free Schools, $347 million<br />Parental information and resource centers, $40 million<br />Arts in education, $35 million<br />Elementary and secondary school counseling, $35 million<br />Alcohol abuse reduction, $32 millio<br />Civic education, $29 million<br />Star Schools, $15 million<br />
  8. 8. Breakdown of Budget Cuts<br />Javits gifted and talented education, $10 million<br />Exchanges with Historic Whaling and Trading Partners, $9 million <br />Comprehensive school reform, $8 million<br />Dropout prevention program, $5 million<br />Mental Health integration in schools, $5 million<br />Women's Educational Equity, $3 million - <br />
  9. 9. Cuts increased<br />In California, more than $4 billion was proposed to be cut from the schools budgets. <br />“It would decimate education as it exists right now,” - Paul Chatman, a school board member from Ocean View, Calif.<br />School districts around the country are trying to persuade their communities to vote for a higher tax on school funding. <br />Money 2 by borman818<br />
  10. 10. Impact on Schools<br />Because of these cuts, many programs are being cut as well. <br />Programs, such as reading or fine arts, are also being cut due to budget restrictions. <br />Genre Paintings and Hand Painted Ukiyo-e by asobitsuchiya<br />
  11. 11. Impact on Students<br />Programs designed to help students succeed in life are now being cut. <br />Students are not getting the resources they need or the help they deserve. <br />Class sizes will be increased and teaching positions will be cut back. <br />UF Norman Hall Desk Classroom by cdsessums<br />
  12. 12. What is being done?<br />Teachers and administrators are trying to manage through these tough times.<br />Communities are trying to raise funding for public schools through taxes.<br />In 2009, $100 billion of the $787 billion stimulus package went straight to helping education.<br />
  13. 13. In the end….<br />Six months after the stimulus package, education all throughout the country is still in a crisis. <br />Many are relating this to another Great Depression, due to the amount of estimated layoffs that could occur.<br />Class sizes are increasing as resources are depleting. <br />Many support another economic stimulus, but do not want to keep borrowing from foreign countries. <br />
  14. 14. Resources<br />http://usliberals.about.com/od/education/a/EdBudget07.htm<br />http://usliberals.about.com/od/education/a/EdBudget07_2.htm<br />http://0-firstsearch.oclc.org.elibrary.mel.org/WebZ/FSFETCH?fetchtype=fullrecord:sessionid=fsapp2-33962-g76otzfx-7hxlzl:entitypagenum=5:0:recno=2:resultset=2:format=FI:next=html/record.html:bad=error/badfetch.html:entitytoprecno=2:entitycurrecno=2:numrecs=1<br />http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23116409/<br />http://0-firstsearch.oclc.org.elibrary.mel.org/WebZ/FSQUERY?format=BI:next=html/records.html:bad=html/records.html:numrecs=10:sessionid=fsapp2-59347-g76toj77-ug7q44:entitypagenum=2:0:searchtype=advanced<br />http://www.eduinreview.com/blog/2010/03/what-can-we-do-about-school-budget-cuts/<br />

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