education spending

Education
If the United States valued education as much as military activities, children in elementary schools would have 45% more spent on their education than is provided now. High schools would see their budgets go up by 71%.
Politics
Arne Duncan calls on state and local leaders to make a change.
Chicago
This figure takes into consideration a number of different expenses, such as transportation costs, instructional costs and student resources, among other things.
Politics
A Republican state senator illustrated his belief that the state's schools aren't suffering financially by chartering a helicopter
Education
The care we give to buying a vacuum cleaner is absent when we consider the test scores released to the news media by the states and local school districts. And, from those test scores the news media, politicians, and the general public reach simplistic conclusions about the effectiveness of public education.
Politics
The data also showed that between fiscal years 2011 and 2012, most states' spending on education decreased. NCES, an arm
Chicago
The Illinois State Board of Education released its annual Report Card with ratings and summaries of stats about schools across Illinois for the 2013-2014 school year.
Politics
Michael Mitchell, a co-author of the report and a policy analyst with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, suggested
Politics
"At a time when states and the nation are trying to produce workers with the skills to master new technologies and adapt
Politics
"We're not saying that the U.S. should cut salaries or should increase class sizes in order to improve quality -- it doesn't
Politics
According to this formula, the report found that hundreds of schools throughout the country fail to spend their money effectively
Education
Paraprofessionals in schools serving many minority students are much more likely than teachers to share their students' ethnicity and language, and are more likely to live in the neighborhood.
Politics
When it comes to funding public school students, some parts of the country shell out more dough than others. Average Public
Detroit
Regardless of all of these potential problem areas, Rick Snyder and Michigan Republicans know that every school they deem failing will simply be converted to a charter school, which pulls more students out of traditional public schools.
Los Angeles
Brown has said the state should be using revenue from the wealthy's capital gains prudently, notably for building reserves
Politics
We are paralyzed at home -- as we turn our attention to a potential quagmire abroad. This is the great tragedy of our time.
Politics
While Republicans seem willing to make drastic changes to education using the power of the government, they apparently feel differently regarding our supposedly broken health care system.
Business
From 24/7 Wall St.: These are the states that spend the least on education, according to 24/7 Wall St.: Based on the latest