By Victor Skinner
on Friday, March 10th, 2017 in Uncategorized 2 Comments
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are using “diversity ratings” to determine enrollment at magnet schools and redraw school boundaries in a quest to balance student populations based on socioeconomic status. The district teamed with the Alves Educational Consultants Group to analyze Census data – income, single-parent homes, English as a second language, parents’ education, and […]
By Ben Velderman
on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 in Other News, Unions No Comments
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Over the next five years, leaders of Ohio’s 10 largest school districts expect their costs for employee retirement and health insurance benefits to increase by an average of 29 percent.
on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 in Spending, Uncategorized No Comments
SANTA FE, N.M. – For decades, it’s probably the most troublesome question facing education: Why are results for U.S. public school students so mediocre, despite the billions of taxpayer dollars spent?