Why we need to fund the child?

October 5, 2008

Here are a collection of stories that show why we need to fund the child instead of the bureaucracy: Illinois rated a C for Academic Achievement (Lower than Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa), D for Low-Income/Minority Students, C for Standards, C for Truth in Advertising, F in Data Quality- US Chamber of Commerce Education Report Card How […]

1-percent sales tax hike won’t be on Nov. 4 ballot

August 18, 2008

Thankfully, the 1-percent sales tax for school construction will not be on the ballot this November. Of course, the schools will regroup and try again. They always do and there is nothing the voters can do about it. The best we can do is continue to watch school spending and try to elect fiscally responsible […]

Forced Political Contributions

August 11, 2008

It is so interesting that so many teachers believe their union is there to protect them. Yet, the union forces them to make contributions in most states with the use of language called “fair share” in the contracts. These forced contributions are then used by the unions for political purposes other than helping improve education […]