October 29, 2019
October 21 was the anniversary of Thomas Edison’s invention of the first workable lightbulb.
January 24, 2020
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a revived tax hike proposal in Arizona designed to increase funding for Arizona’s public education system.
December 5, 2016
"Continuous spending increases have not corresponded with equal improvement in American educational performance."
April 23, 2014
Despite massive increases in public education funding, student performance has either remained constant or declined nationwide. Mississippi is no different. A study by Andrew J.
November 1, 2012
Polls consistently show voters generally think public schools need more money – but they estimate school spending is at most half of what it really is.
April 14, 2016
Averaged across the general student population there was no statistically significant correlation between a school's spending levels and its students' academic performance in 27 of the 28 academic indicators used in the model.
February 1, 2002
While the most recent reports from the National Assessment of Educational Progress indicate student achievement has stagnated in reading, mathematics, and science for at least the past decade, other reports from the National Center for Education