Civitas Review

  1. 4
    Feb
    22

    Because we said so…

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    Forty-Ninth.   According to educational activists and law makers that’s North Carolina’s purported ranking among the fifty states on per pupil spending. Over the last several months it’s been difficult to avoid a conversation when the number hasn’t been invoked as a reason why we need to spend more on public education. Where did the number […]

  2. 1
    Jan
    15

    A funding crisis in public education? What crisis?

    Posted in Education, Legislative Activity By Bob Luebke | Tagged , , , , ,

    Jim Guthrie and & Arthur Peng  have a most interesting article (The Phony Funding Crisis) in the latest issue of one of my favorite periodicals, Education Next. Instead of accepting the usuaal "sky is falling “rhetoric which surrounds education budget negotiations in most states and districts, Guthrie and Peng analyze the data and reveal some surprising […]