Posts tagged K-12

    Republicans increasingly critical of several major U.S. institutions, including big corporations and banks

    April 24, 2022 // Republicans are critical of how several major institutions, from large corporations and technology companies to universities and K-12 public schools, are affecting the United States. And in many cases, Republicans’ assessments have taken a sharp negative turn in the past few years.

    Michigan: Teacher Of The Year An Advocate For Union And Public School Interests’ Dubious Claims

    April 1, 2022 // otal K-12 public school funding in the 2012-2013 school year from all sources (local, state, and federal) was the equivalent of $15.76 billion in 2022 dollars. In the last school budget before the pandemic, which was for the 2019-20 school year, there was a total of $17.45 billion in inflation-adjusted school spending. These figures include federal money.

    Opinion: President Biden Helping Unions Undermine California’s Public Pension Reform

    December 21, 2021 // With PEPRA, as public employees retire and are replaced by new hires with redefined benefits, the gap between what the pension system has in assets and what it needs to pay out in future decades will narrow.