Archive for the 'Education' Category

CSU says system creates $17 billion for California

CSU says system creates $17 billion for California

Survey: CA School Cuts

Survey finds growing worry over Calif. school cuts

California’s Education is Horrible

We Californians pay more than any other State in taxes. So, how is the below statistic even possible? There has to be something fundamentally wrong with our education system which gets 50% of the general fund revenues:

California remained at the bottom of the barrel in national test scores for reading, sharing last place with Louisiana, Arizona, New Mexico and Washington, D.C., according to the Nation’s Report Card released Wednesday.

Do Protests Work?

Yes, but those who yell the loudest will probably be cut the least!

Dan Walters: Protesters can’t alter fiscal facts

Two reasons to get a college degree

California’s Higher Education Still a Good Deal

CNN Fact Check: How do California’s hikes in college costs stack up?

Why an education is important (not just more money)

As we learned in class today, each year of school adds 10% to your income. Here is another benefit to school.

From the WSJ:

The unemployment rate for all 45 to 54-year-olds, for example, was 8.4% in February — below the national average.

Education level February Unemployment Rate January Unemployment Rate
Less than a high school diploma 17.9% 17.6%
High school graduates 11.9% 11.5%
Associate Degree 6.6% 7.3%
Bachelor’s degree 5.9% 5.8%
Master’s degree 4.2% 4.4%
Doctoral degree 1.2% 1.9%