Now on Pinterest: Budget Cuts' Effects on Texas Schools

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Austin Independent School District starts back up today, and students will return to school to find fewer supplies and services. Across the state, schools are suffering massive budget cuts that are forcing teacher layoffs and drastically reduced budgets. Textbooks are scarce and out of date, school buses are selling advertising space, and physical education programs are being reduced.

Burnt Orange Report made a new Pinterest board documenting the effects of Republican budget cuts on schools. Check it out.

 

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Ben Sherman

Ben Sherman has been a BOR staff writer since 2011. A graduate of the University of Texas, Ben has worked on campaigns, in political consulting, and has written for other news outlets like Think Progress. Ben considers campaign finance reform the fundamental challenge of our time because it distorts almost every other issue in American politics.

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