Better Ed Blogs
Minneapolis Public Schools spends $525,000 for a classroom of 25 students each year, yet the teacher receives only 13% of that amount (17% if you factor in benefits).
No, our schools are not underfunded or lacking resources. What is lacking is honesty with the public.
How do you make students read a book? It’s a certain kind of test, and years ago, I was the student punished by it for not reading.
Education can truly help make America great. But it depends on what you mean by “education.”
If you were told that your child could have a high quality education at a significant savings to taxpayers, would you take it? My guess is that you would.
Forbes Magazine recently came out with its 2014 list of the 400 wealthiest people in America. Due to the fact that education is often a great indicator of success in life, we thought you might wonder: where did these billionaires go to school? And what type and level of degree did they attain?
School districts are increasingly putting into students’ hands the very devices that rob us of stillness.