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‘I Think That’s Blood Money’: Arne Duncan Pushed Charters To Reject Funds From Trump Admin If Budget Cuts Approved

For left-of-center education reformers, the proposed Trump budget amounted to a devil’s bargain.

They could support the budget plan, which would give hundreds of millions of dollars to charter schools. But they would have to do so knowing it slashed education spending across the board, including money meant for poor students.