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What Were We Thinking! Of Course, You’re Poor


The new poverty figures are arriving just in time to show the success of many of the very programs that are being subject to budget cuts and scrutiny at the federal and state level,” Arloc Sherman, the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities

©Jeff Koterba

This cartoon is from a very interesting series sponsored by the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists called “Cartoons for the Classroom. Each segment is a downloadable lesson plan with a few cartoons, background information and talking points. Public school teachers have less freedom in lesson planning now than 50 years ago when I was a kid. I hope teachers are squeezing this excellent resource between the mandated skills testing.
– Iron Filing