Phoenix—A coalition including the Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit today regarding an attempt to delay the expansion of Arizona’s school..
Phoenix—The Goldwater Institute issued the following statement in response to the news that Save Our Schools Arizona had collected sufficient..
Yesterday, the Arizona Auditor General released a performance audit on the nation’s first education savings accounts. The auditor’s main finding..
Yesterday, a Nevada judge ruled in favor of education savings accounts, upholding the nation’s most expansive savings account program. In..
Despite recent reports, changes to Payson Unified School District’s budget and those of other Arizona districts are not a disaster..
State becomes third in nation with special-needs “education scholarship accounts”
Arizonans face challenging economic times, again. Meanwhile, state policymakers continue to struggle to use taxpayer resources efficiently in order to provide a quality education to every child. Arizona’s 2016 budget increased funding for K-12 schools by $102 million, but teachers unions and other education associations still claim taxpayers do not spend enough on public schools.1 Meanwhile, state lawmakers are still dealing with Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper’s ruling that $1.6 billion in additional funding must be added to school budgets over the next 5 years, a case that is still pending.2
"Enrollment at America’s leading universities has been increasing dramatically, rising nearly 15 percent between 1993 and 2007. But unlike almost every other growing industry, higher education has not become more efficient. Instead, universities now have more administrative employees and spend more on administration to educate each student. In short, universities are suffering from 'administrative bloat,' expanding the resources devoted to administration significantly faster than spending on instruction, research and service.
…everything looks like a nail. When you’re the U.S. Department of Education, every program looks like it needs more money...
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