Shortchanging Wisconsin Education by $541 Million

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It has already been clearly demonstrated that John McCain has not learned the lessons of the failed Bush policy on education and education funding. He seems fully prepared to go even further in slashing funding for our schools and other critical education programs. McCain’€™s proposals would specifically shortchange Wisconsin nearly $541 million.

Below is a list of the important education programs that will suffer under John McCain’€™s proposals:

Head start $13,253,368

Federal Pell Grants $53,700,000

Career & Technical Education State Grant $68,970,032

Special Education Grants to States $228,438,948

21st Century Community Learning Centers $22,143,900

Improving Teacher Quality State Grants $5,390,764

Grants to Local Educational Agencies $148,942,386

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