Cartoon tags: schools, education, funding, budget, deficits, teachers, private, privatization, textbooks, learning, kids, children, military contractors, diploma, Kesha, Ke$ha
If you think education is poorly-funded now, just wait until... THE SCHOOLS OF 2020 Attendance made optional. Only nerds show up, costs are cut by 90% School sign says "Welcome, anyone who cares" Sign: "NOTICE: Building condemned - classes will be held at Starbucks"
Textbook space auctioned off Shown: textbook, "Used to be chapter on Abe Lincoln" Page: "Globoplundimaxx: A Century of American Ingenuity" "Archibald Twombley, Founder" Opposite page: "The History of Ke$ha" "Success of 'Tik Tok" "Download on iTunes now!"
Teaching outsourced to military contractors. "This is a math checkpoint! What's 5x5?" BLAM! "Too slow!"
Drive-Through Graduation "Here's your diploma and a taco supreme." "Congratulations! Please visit American schools again."