This Politico.com story underscores the budget chaos in D.C. The president has no plan for dealing with deficit, and various constituencies are pushing for more bail-outs even as deficit fears cripple international markets.
If there is a detailed plan on how this bailout for schools is supposed to work, I’d appreciate a pointer via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. $23 billion is a very specific number, so there must be a plan for spending it, and a state-by-state, indeed school-district-by-school-district allocation of the funds somewhere. How much, for example, is California slated to get under this bailout, and why should states not run by hard-left legislatures with no sense of fiscal discipline bail out the Golden State’s schools?