Arizona Education Coalition Liaison JoAnne Hilde claims that Arizona is a state with public schools rich in accountability and dirt poor in capacity, with policymakers driven by the former and seemingly oblivious to the latter.
Recently in education funding Category
December 13, 2012
December 11, 2012
NSBA President C. Ed Massey celebrates a recent court ruling that using public tax dollars for private school vouchers is unconstitutional.
December 04, 2012
Kappan Editor-in-Chief Joan Richardson questions the wisdom of "unbundling" funds from school districts, believing such policies introduce more inequity into already troubled systems.
September 04, 2012
National PTA President Betsy Landers calls on parents to demand better education for our nation's children that is both equitably financed and reflective of our nation's shared interest.
August 21, 2012
NSPRA Executive Director Rich Bagin urges educators to become more proactive in telling their story in a way that stings and sticks with community leaders.
July 24, 2012
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel reminds us that if Congress doesn't find a balanced solution to our nation's funding challenges soon, America's children will be left out in the cold.
June 05, 2012
AACTE's Jane West calls on federal policymakers to focus teacher preparation resources on strengthening teacher preparation programs over the long term, not just raise a heavy hand on accountability.
May 17, 2012
Though little research indicates that virtual schools are effective, state legislatures are approving these institutions (which typically operate with few accountability measures) at a remarkable rate. NSBA Executive Director Anne Bryant urges lawmakers to tread more cautiously in this arena.
May 10, 2012
AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech urges educators to tell Congress how damaging the cuts of sequestration will be to their districts and communities.
May 03, 2012
AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech offers ten steps that the federal government can take to strengthen public education in the United States.