When Milwaukee’s Center for Urban Teaching began working with educators from Central America, its staff faced an unprecedented challenge.Read More →
By Bre Payton | Watchdog.org
A single mom of four in Minnesota struggles to pay for the education of her autistic children. An Education Savings Account proposal could help her and others parents with special needs children.
Melissa Sirek has four children, three of whom are autistic.
After enrolling her children in public school, private school, and even […]
Twin bills seek to eliminate the fat-cat mentality protecting weak Pennsylvania teachers from layoffs because they’ve been on the job longer than some of their more talented peers.Read More →
Stephen Dale, executive director of the Vermont School Boards Association, says merging schools and districts requires letting go teachers and staff, which in turn lowers the cost of education.Read More →
Patrons used to go to the library to check out books. Today, people go for any number of reasons. But while there’s something for everyone in 365 branch libraries statewide, some events leave discerning taxpayers wondering whether it’s something everyone should pay for.
People go for the secret life of puppets ($13,200), farmer comedian Roger Radley ($9,154), stage combat demonstrations with sword fights and mock brawls ($608), duct tape wearables classes ($300) and a series on darkness ($3,816).
All are taxpayer-funded programs, now commonplace in Minnesota libraries.Read More →