This week, the Trump Administration released its budget, which includes $9 billion cuts to the Department of Education. The budget seeks to eliminate subsidized student loans, public service loan forgiveness, and many other programs that help millions of students afford higher education and succeed in school. These proposed changed are extremely harmful to public education as we know it today.
Donald Trump wants to reform the federal government as we know it. This week, Trump proposed very deep cuts to the government while ramping up military and Department of Justice spending. The problem? These cuts hurt everyone, especially low income children and families, as well as the people who voted Trump into office.
The National Association of Black Journalists operated with a total deficit of $642,000 from 2013-15. However, an increase in registration for the 2016 NABJ/NAHJ Conference and other decisions made by the executive board have lead to one of the organization’s best financial years in history with a projected $1 million surplus.
Close to twenty-five percent of the Chicago Public Schools $423 million budget is going to just three schools in the district.
All three schools are selective enrollment high schools on the North Side.
A bankruptcy judge has ruled that the city of Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
The ruling makes the city the largest municipality in the country to go through the process.