Well it looks like the bill to fund teachers, police and firefighters has passed, but at the expense of food stamps. Did you know that nearly half (50%) of American kids will find themselves on food stamps at some point in their childhood?
Crappy schools are a symptom of the disease called poverty.
We need universal health care, free, high-quality early childhood education, progressive taxes, corporate non-person-hood and better school funding.
The rich and powerful are more rich and powerful than they have been in many, many years. Why should we little guys help them? They certainly don't help the little guys!
Eat the rich. It may come to that for some.