Archive for the 'Education' Category
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.
Yes, but those who yell the loudest will probably be cut the least!
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%|