Daniel Greenfield at Frontpage Mag.
The Los Angeles Unified School District spends $18,788 per student. Its goal is to up that spending to $20,000. The mammoth LA school district is 7th in urban spending and has around half a million students. And the costs only went up after a United Teachers strike extracted a 6 percent raise.
Last year, LAUSD approved a $7.8 billion budget.
Governor Newsom demanded federal aid during the coronavirus and proposed moving over $4 billion in federal pandemic relief to the non-functioning schools.
“Cuts to funding at schools will forever impact the lives of children,” Superintendent Austin Beutner warned. “The harm children are facing is just as real a threat to them as is the coronavirus.”
Apparently cutting the budgets of closed schools is just as lethal as a pandemic.
“The notion that schools can continue to operate safely in the fall with a decreased…
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