Post Tagged with: "education spending"

August 12, 2013 05:56

Confused and Misguided Youth

It is easy to sell them anything because they confuse feelings with rational thought.

March 27, 2013 10:52

Education Costs Higher Than Reported

It turns out, states are hiding some of the teachers’ benefits.

December 4, 2012 08:25

5 States Adding Indoctrination Time to Schools for Unions

Over 60% of 9th graders believe its the government’s responsibility to guarantee a job. 63.5% believe its the government’s duty to redistribute wealth. Our schools have become nothing more than leftist indoctrination centers. More time in these indoctrination camps will not improve education. There has been no improvement in real education since the 2nd worst president, Jimmy Carter, gave the unions the Department of Education to control schools. Two trillion dollars has been spent on education with nothing to show for it. It’s time to eliminate the Department of Indoctrination and give schools back to their communities. More ….

October 23, 2012 05:22

Obama’s Education ‘Progress’ Is Only Union Hiring Not Improving Education

The President conflates the quantity of teachers with their quality. At best, these two factors are uncorrelated. At worst—in those few states and districts which pay teachers based on performance—the two factors are negatively correlated …

June 29, 2012 06:14

WTH? Highest spending creates worst schools?

The $29,409 per-pupil cost for “free” public education in D.C. is a perfect example, and the future trend seems clear: spending on public schools will continue to increase and the academic results will continue to decline.

September 16, 2011 07:53

Reading Scores Lowest In 40 Years after spending $2.3 trillion

But teachers unions have it great. Per-pupil spending rose from $5,593 in 1970 to $12,463 in 2006, and today we beat almost every other industrialized nation in education funding. Just federal spending on education 1972 to 2012 is over $2.3 trillion. State and local spending added another $15 trillion over the 40 year period.

February 22, 2011 16:44

Two-Thirds of Wisconsin Public-School 8th Graders Can’t Read Proficiently—Despite Highest Per Pupil Spending in Midwest

Maybe Gov. Walker should fire them all and start over. Wisconsin public schools increased their per pupil expenditures from $4,956 per pupil in 1998 to 10,791 per pupil in 2008.

February 22, 2011 08:57

Losing the Brains Race

America is spending more money on education while producing worse outcomes.

January 26, 2011 05:33

For the Nation’s Sake, Cut Education Spending

While Washington spends huge sums on things that are education-related, the riches produce almost nothing of educational value.