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Alexandra Sirota: Public education to pay

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Once upon a time, North Carolina’s policymakers pledged not to decrease investments in public schools, universities, parks or courts as they restructured our tax system. “Revenue-neutral” tax reform appeared to be a bedrock principle policymakers weren’t willing to betray.

And yet just a few months later, our state leaders are on the verge of finalizing a tax plan that would dramatically cut public investments that are fundamental to our economy in order to pay for tax cuts that mostly benefit the wealthiest taxpayers and profitable corporations.

How did we get here?

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They should not decrease the

They should not decrease the funding for public schools, it might hamper the future of the students. However, if there are no good schools available in the locality then the students could opt for online schools. The students could also learn valuable information with help of educational games like Ancient Ody-see, which could be found at http://ody-seeusa.com/ancientody-see.aspx.

There should be adequate

There should be adequate funding available for the students so that they can finish their education. These days most students prefer to do their courses online as it is a more flexible medium. However. They can now find the help they need with their studies online as well, if they need educational software to prepare for SAT and ACT they could find that at http://www.studyeducationalgames.com/act-sat-prep.html.

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Today the working of all types of educational institutions are changed and it becomes more costly to complete a course of education. The public educational institutions should control their investment plans and there by enhance the educational programmes. Electronic Medical Records

Isn't this always the case?

Isn't this always the case? Education has been struggling for more funds for decades now. We shouldn't be surprised that this is happening. However, there's a new growing trend of organizations that support educational programs. We can find more information about that on http://www.bambooshootseducation.com. People ought to be informed by that.

Hey lib ,thanks but I rather

Hey lib ,thanks but I rather keep my money rather let any govt waste it own parks ,,, so I agree with the tax cuts .. Take your commie policies else where

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