I was one of thousands who received an email saying that our insurance plan was underfunded. This looks like it is upwards of $200 million. I know what that means. It means I will be teaching for nothing except my insurance and still owe money soon.
Amy Kinsel wrote at Olympia News about funding cuts and problems that brings in a domino effect of impacts on the poor. It begins:
The cruel irony of last yearâ€™s legislative session is that Washington State deeply cut funding to higher education just as enrollment skyrocketed. As unemployment grew last year, many Washingtonians decided to enter or return to college, only to find that they were being asked to pay more for less.
Found because I read The Teacher’s Edge.