Today I sat through four hours of discussions about budget cuts, inadequate funding and deficits at a Senate Education Committee meeting in City Hall.
Rather than bore you with the details, I thought I’d post a fitting piece of satire from one of my favorite publications:
Underfunded Schools Forced to Cut Past Tense From Language Programs
WASHINGTON—Faced with ongoing budget crises, underfunded schools nationwide are increasingly left with no option but to cut the past tense—a grammatical construction traditionally used to relate all actions, and states that have transpired at an earlier point in time—from their standard English and language arts programs.
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