Here’s our latest video from Margarett Peoples, Special Education teacher. She spoke to us about how K-12 budget cuts have directly impacted the programs and services that are so vital to her field of education and how it has impacted her ability to do her job.
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Peoples shared some specific examples later. For many students, Peoples said, vocational training was a way to ensure that students felt as though they had an opportunity to be productive members of the community after finishing school. For others, the offerings were the only reason they were inspired to stay in school. Yet all vocational specialists were cut from her district’s program offerings a number of years ago after the state began cutting education funding.