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California among states filing suit over pandemic relief funding to schools

Original post made on Jul 8, 2020

A multistate lawsuit filed against the Trump administration accuses U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos of preventing COVID-19 pandemic relief funding from being dispersed to K-12 public schools.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 3:57 PM

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Posted by Standing Ovation
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 8, 2020 at 9:11 am

Mountain View elementary schools clearly don't need economic relief. Our School Board has gone on a spending spree with raises for all and a $1.2 million home loan for a superintendent already earning close to $300,000.

The School Board should write the Governor Newsom and protest this action immediately!

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Posted by Gary
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jul 8, 2020 at 11:21 am

Trump and Pence see re-opening as essential to their re-election scheme. They do not care who (else) dies. They don't care about school children. Children are political pawns.

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