Educação como parte da política anticíclica, como na Grande Depressão. Mas não aqui no Brasil, na década de 1930 ou agora.
“The economic stimulus bill that is expected to win passage in the Senate on Tuesday would provide about $83 billion for child care, public schools and universities. That is a lot less than the $150 billion voted by the House, but would still account for a vast increase in the federal share of the nation’s education spending (…)
“The Obama administration and Democratic lawmakers proposed unprecedented levels of education spending in both the House and Senate stimulus bills (…)
“On Sunday, Lawrence H. Summers, director of President Obama’s National Economic Council, called such financing “absolutely essential,” suggesting that it would be a priority of the administration during this week’s negotiations between the House and the Senate (…).”
Extraído de “Trimmed Bill Still Offers Vast Sums for Education“, New York Times, 9/2/2009.