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  • Trump has threatened to cut federal funding to New York City. Here are the education programs that could take a hit.

    Jan 31, 2017

    01.31.2017 | Chalkbeat New York | Legal experts have argued Trump’s order is patently unconstitutional, questions loom about how much funding the president can actually withhold, and de Blasio has vowed to fight it. But education advocates said that even marginal funding reductions could harm the city’s most vulnerable students. “The loss of funding would have a devastating impact on schools,” said Randi Levine, policy director at Advocates for Children. “The city relies on federal funding to support students with disabilities, students who are homeless, and students from low-income backgrounds.” Read article