Donald Trump’s Budget will devastate Brockton

The Trump Budget will destroy the City of Brockton. This page will detail what programs are slated to be eliminated and  what programs in Brockton will be cut. We will be detailing information about each program and showing how the cuts effect Brockton. We will be adding new information on a regular basis.  We will show links to information about the programs so people can get the facts.

The proposed budget eliminates the following:

Department of Education

21st Century Community Learning Centers

This program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

In Massachusetts  the 21st Century Community Learning Center program is a grant program administered by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The 21st Century Community Learning Centers are proven . Click on the following to a DESE 2015 21st Century CCL  Report 

In FY 16 Massachusetts received  $18,330,515 and in FY 17 was to receive $15, 706

In Brockton the followings schools received funding from this program. Each school has innovative programs that help students be successful, Click on the school to see a pamphlet about  the school

D r. W i l l i a m A r n on e C o m m u n it y S c h o o l

Mary E. Baker School Elementary School

Manthala George Jr Elementary School

North Middle School


Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant  ($732 Million) Nationally

T he Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a grant that is awarded to students in need of financial aid. It is a type of federal grant that is awarded college undergraduate program students and does not need to be repaid. A student awarded with the FSEOG is given anything between $100.00 and $4,000.00 per year depending on the gravity of the person’s financial aid need.

In 2015 Students from Massachusetts received $28, 664,564

Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program ($190 Million)