Behind the Headline: Why should education be exempt from recession budgeting?

By Education Next 06/07/2010

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Why should education be exempt from recession budgeting?
06/06/10 | The Washington Post

Behind the Headline
The Phony Funding Crisis
Winter 2010 | Education Next

George Will writes that before Congress agrees to spend another $23 billion to prevent teachers from being laid off, “it should read ‘The Phony Funding Crisis’ in the journal Education Next by James W. Guthrie, a professor at Southern Methodist University, and Arthur Peng, a research associate.” The Ed Next article describes how public schools have been insulated from economic downturns over the past 100 years.

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