Opinion: Congress says my students aren't worth funding

Christel Drew

Why would the U.S. House of Representatives want to take money and resources from the students who need help the most? Low-income students, special education students, at-risk students — our most vulnerable children. Why would politicians want to take money away from these children?

That’s exactly what’s happening in Washington, D.C., as lawmakers continue to play politics with our most vulnerable children. The U.S. House is set to vote on an appropriations bill that would result in devastating cuts for low-income and special education students, including most of the students at my charter school, Madison Academy in Flint.

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