Angela Maiers shows this ‘infographic’ on budget cuts in the US, saying:

our budgets ultimately reflect our values. And considering the heavy cuts that state funding for education has taken in the past three years, we have to ask: Are we investing in our children’s futures?

This info-graphic speaks volumes:

She continues;

With many states following the federal government’s lead in reducing spending, schools nationwide may soon face a funding crisis of epic proportions. Where does that leave our schools? Where does that leave our children? What does that mean for the future of our country?

Many of us are wondering the same here in the UK.