California schools have been counting on federal stimulus money to avoid cutting more programs and laying off teachers. They may be in for a disappointment. We talk with California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. Also, how recession has studios driving a hard bargain with Hollywood stars. On our rebroadcast of today’s To the Point, G-20 leaders including Barack Obama are proclaiming success. We hear what’s been accomplished and what’s been left out and what’s next for the President at the 60th anniversary of NATO.
Can Federal Stimulus Money Save California Schools?
From this Episode:
Uninsured in California
Twelve million Californians went without health insurance at some point in the past two years. That's 37% of all those under the age of 65. That's from Families USA, a...
7 min, 5 sec
The G-20 and the World's Economic Order
Despite predictions that their nations would be divided, the G-20 leaders said today they will take unified action against the global recession. The US and Britain say...
24 min, 10 sec
Recession Has Studios Driving a Hard Bargain with Stars
For many years, Hollywood studios have been trying to cut back on the superstar compensation that means multiple millions for big names. Now, the recession has provided an...
6 min, 50 sec