A new report on school spending in Illinois reveals pension and salary-heavy budgets for many Illinois districts.Read More →
Former Alabama Education Association chief Paul Hubbert warns of the potential downfall of the organization in a gloomy letter to the group’s board of directors Wednesday.Read More →
By Stacia Friedman | Special to Watchdog.org
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia School District recently crowed that for the first time none of its schools made the state’s notorious “persistently dangerous” list.
But that announcement came after the revelation that the district reported 2,485 violent incidents during the 2013-2014 school year.
While that number is apparently acceptable to the Pennsylvania Department of [...]
A group of parents whose children attend Philadelphia public schools are asking state courts to step in after the secretary of education ignored complaints about the district.Read More →
The latest of three lawsuits threatening school choice in Florida was filed last week. If it is successful, 67,000 children from low-income families will be forced out of the schools they chose and back into the traditional public schools they had opted out of.Read More →