Look for School District Budgets for Better Teacher Pay

(From the Heritage Foundation)
“For families and students in West Virginia, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arizona, Colorado, and North Carolina, spring 2018 will be remembered for public school closures and employee protests that interrupted the school year. The protests were part of a political firestorm involving an otherwise mundane policy topic: public school finance. National teacher unions and district employees in at least four states have signaled their support for strikes to demand more spending on district schools. Before other state lawmakers raise taxes or take more money from the state general fund, policymakers should urge school districts to eliminate wasteful budgeting and poor spending practices in order to make better use of taxpayer resources and spending meant for students.”
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