Tag: Education Salaries

Future Education Funding and the Governor’s Budget Proposal

Although touted to include additional funding for pubic education, the Governor’s budget puts its major emphasis on funding VRS and does not bode well for K-12 – since the major “education” funding focus is on shoring up the retirement system after years of raiding by the General Assembly. Of the $438 M in the Governor’s …

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A Fact Is a Fact – Unless It’s Based on Faulty Research

Although few would argue that teachers are overcompensated for the important work they perform, a recent report by the Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute, two conservative enterprises, claims that teachers – educators – are “overpaid,” and “exhibit low cognitive abilities compared to other college graduates,” and that, “once you take this into account …

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