An expansion of state taxing powers – HB 641 – better known as the Amazon tax, passed the House today with a vote of 78 to 14.
“A basic analysis of our public school system’s core metrics argues loudly against any additional revenue, and in favor of much lower spending.”
Legislation that would preclude state government officials from mandating Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) on construction projects is scheduled for a vote today in the House. PLAS have been criticized for favoring union over non-union shops.
New Orleans has had notable success stories since Katrina, but pioneers of K-12 reform in other states are also worth highlighting.
An exclusive focus on inputs such as teacher headcount ignores vital dynamics such as the parent-student relationship.