WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 07: U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked first lady Melania Trump by Vice … [+] President Mike Pence (L) participate in an event with students, teachers and administrators about how to safely re-open schools during the novel coronavirus pandemic in the East Room at the White House July 07, 2020 in Washington, DC. As the number of COVID-19 cases surge across southern states like Florida, Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Arizona, Trump joined with guests from across the country to discuss how to responsibly return to the classroom. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
States are facing massive budget deficits and many have so far avoided cuts to schools. That might not last.
President Donald Trump has threatened to cut