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Special Olympics not political pawn

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Last updated 4/11/2019 at 5:25pm


Staff Reporter

March was fraught with conflict for educators and parents across the county when the U.S Office of Management and Budget proposed the elimination of nearly $18 million in Special Olympics funding.

Lights. Smile. Curtain up.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended the budged on Capitol Hill, even though the billionaire personally donated to the organization. A massive public outcry ensued despite the slim chance that Congress would approve such a move, and following the potential public relations nightmare, President Trump declared that he had “overridden...

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