When the USA faced a financial meltdown in 2008, the US government was swift to prop up the ailing banks, with executive bonuses nearly intact. Now, schools across the nation are facing a similar meltdown. Where’s their bailout? Back in the Great Depression, the USG came out with the Works Progress Administration and Public Works Administration to get teachers back into classrooms, students back into schools, and schools back into repair. Just one quick question to every governor, legislator, Congressman, and president: which is more important, banks or children?