Holding a special session to lift the school spending cap hostage to other things is shabby all around.
School-choice competition is producing more for students. But it should also be producing more for teachers. A recent study documents the extent to which that isn’t happening.
I was amused by the following from the Economist.
In a piece on Italy’s budget row with the European Commission, reference was made to relying on capital markets to impose fiscal discipline on spendthrift governments. “The danger, though,” according to the report, “is that investors could overreact. Market reactions can be both untimely and disorderly.”
As opposed to interventions by politicians and regulators, which are infallibly timely and orderly.
Taxes, North Korea, Trump, and the Arizona political highlights of 2017.
A Podcast: Will Arizonans get to vote on vouchers? How can we keep good teachers in the classroom?
My son and I discuss education in a podcast. He’s a high school teacher and actually knows what he’s talking about. Topics include: DeVos, school choice, funding and accountability.