USA: The Obama administration’s 2011 budget proposal contains sweeping changes to funding for primary and secondary education, in particular altering the distribution of funds for poor and working class school districts: here.
USA: Even prior to the current economic crisis, today’s young adults were on average poorer and more in debt than their parents. Since the economic meltdown began in 2008, however, conditions facing young people have taken a sharp turn for the worse: here.
IN ‘going-broke Britain’ the number of people becoming insolvent in England and Wales in 2009 was 134,142, according to official data from the Insolvency Service. In the fourth quarter of last year alone, 35,574 people became insolvent, up 24.9 per cent from the last three months of 2008: here.