USA: Trump’s proposed education cuts detrimental to students and teachers

US education unions have expressed serious concerns at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s announcement that he will reduce the education budget by US$20 billion. Flickr / Michael Vadon With just weeks to go before the presidential election, the US affiliates to Education International (EI), the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA), agree that the proposed US$20 billion cut to the education budget by Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s candidate, would have grim results. AFT: Deep cuts will hit millions of children According to the AFT,…

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