Economics Research Paper It seems every day there is dire news about the economy. Particularly about issues that have been affecting our everyday lives. One specific issue is currency. Money has always been a serious problem for many Americans. Most Americans have a difficulty taking care of their wealth and are unable to use it for expensive items. Some have trouble saving up and using it for items they do not need. Although we question many other issues reported on the news that pertain to money, Americans are generally concerned about matters that America has decided to act upon, such as the state budget cuts. In more than 30 states across the country, demonstrations occur in schools to protest state budget cuts, which many say will
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Administrators and teachers feel as though that every year, it seems like the issues on state budget cuts are getting worse. Most schools expect that the school supplies will be significantly reduced. This is a basic need for students and it should not be difficult for schools to get hold of. Not only does this have a major affect on school supplies, but for damaged computers and equipment as well. Teachers are devastated because these are items that will be brought back in spending. Many teachers will have to get through the school year without their laptops because they will not be able to be replaced.
In the last two years, more than $17 billion has been cut from California public schools and colleges. This has equaled about cutting $3,000 per student. Since the Great Depression, this it he single largest cut to public education. Recently, students, teachers, faculty, and workers in California and other states across the nation have been protesting budget cuts that are affecting public K-12 schools and universities. On March 4, 2010, a nationwide resistance movement called, “Strike and Day of Action to Defend Public Education” was held. The movement brings up a valid point about questioning the alternatives to the cuts. It questions why there is there no money for public education and social services when there is money for wars, bank bailouts, and prisons. It was