The slash-and-burn budgetary approach has taken recommendations from the Heritage Foundation, a hard-right think tank that receives partial funding from several Koch brothers-backed entities.
Gov. Cuomo's proposed Excelsior Scholarship is far less than we deserve -- and understanding his motives is crucial to understanding that our struggle for universal education must be built independently.
J.H. Marten is the pseudonym of a writer and educator based in the United States.