The Negative Effects Of Budget Cuts In Schools

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Budget cuts in schools cause turmoil and stress among the students and faculty. Drastic changes in the budgets have caused schools to negatively impact the people around them. With the lack of funding, schools are facing difficult decisions on what to do to stay within their budget. Supervision is facing much scrutiny on how to handle the lack of funding in their school districts. A solution needs to be made to improve the distribution of funding to our schools in order to keep them operating and thriving for our children to obtain their education. Budget cuts in schools have shown negative effects on employee positions, supplies, extracurricular activities. When school budgets are limited, and can no longer support all the employee positions, they are eliminated. In the Union Journal, it speaks of cuts to the Royal College School of Nursing, and how in the year 2011 there were just over 2,500 school staff, which was down from 3,000 in 2010 (“Union condemns cuts to school nurses”, 2017). At other institutions, budget cuts have impacted particular sections of employees. According to Ginsberg (2009), budget cuts eliminated many human services programs in schools, which is not in the best interest of the children (Ginsberg, 2009). With eliminating these services, students will no longer have the support system within their school environment to go to in their time of need. Position cuts not only risked the health of the children, but also the health of the future of the
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