Biden limits Charter Schools as an AFT-NEA Teacher Union Payback Before Mid-Terms
No President has been more hostile to charters schools than Joe Biden, and his Department of Education is proving it with proposed rules that undermine the federal Charter Schools Program. The assault is triggering a bipartisan political backlash.Read More
Minnesota Teacher Union Bosses Ignore Reality
In 1997-1998, as education journalist Mike Antonucci recently noted, citing the archives of the Digest of Education Statistics, MPS “educated 49,157 students” at a cost of $13,076 per pupil in 2018 dollars.
By the 2017-18 academic year, MPS enrollment “had dropped to 32,722 students and the district spent $16,571” per pupil. That’s a 27% increase, above and beyond inflation as measured by the U.S. Labor Department.Read More