Archive for the ‘Spending’ Category

Michigan school funding up, academic results remain flat

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LANSING, Mich. – Overall, Michigan school spending has increased significantly over the past few decades, but test scores have remained relatively flat.
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Study: No connection between spending, student outcomes

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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?
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Case by case, courts are taking away the right of taxpayers, lawmakers to regulate school spending

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TOPEKA, Kan. – Local school districts are branches of local government, funded by taxpayers.
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