Holding a special session to lift the school spending cap hostage to other things is shabby all around.
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Why hasn’t school-choice competition produced more for teachers?
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.
Disorderly compared to what?
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.
Will outraged high schoolers change the gun-control debate?
What’s the role of lobbying in a representative democracy?
Is tax reform a winner or a loser?
Taxes, North Korea, Trump, and the Arizona political highlights of 2017.
After Alabama, does a Trump endorsement mean anything? Will Alabama travel to Arizona?
Will social media be the end of an informed electorate? Will Flynn be the end of Trump?
The school choice and voucher wars
A Podcast: Will Arizonans get to vote on vouchers? How can we keep good teachers in the classroom?
Arizona’s problems with education: Where do we begin?
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.