Why do teacher union leaders fear Betsy DeVos so much? Is it because the the teachers unions could lose power to parents and their children?
What does a teacher of 41 years think about Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education? Check this out.
Alaska spends tons of money on K12 education and gets little return on its investment, compared to other states like Florida and Massachusetts. What is Alaska doing wrong? Will spending more get better student achievement? Not if this table is any indication.
Elected officials most always want to spend more of citizens’ money. Here is a prime example of just that. When does We The People come into play? You had better get involved or get gouged.
What does Betsy DeVos so strongly support in K12 education? Answer: The maximum education opportunity for every child so they can succeed in life. Now, who can be against that? Answer: The teachers […]
The Institute of Social & Economic Research has just released a new study “How PFDs Reduce Poverty in Alaska” which addresses how reducing PFDs hurt the most vulnerable Alaskans. A previous ISER study […]
Why would education unions oppose PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS? What do they fear?
Our friend Craig Medred has written a great column regarding the state of Alaska’s economy. Here is an excerpt from the article: “The Alaska Department of Labor on Friday released the job numbers […]
Betsy DeVos is an education reformer and is focused on what is best for the kids and parents. It’s time to save thousands of kids’ futures.
It’s time ordinary Alaskans had a voice in setting the economic priorities of the State Of Alaska. United For Liberty-Alaska is an all- volunteer group of Alaskans who have no special interest group […]
Will ballot measure #1 really deliver on its promises? Or is this merely phase 1 of a strategy to eventually to get to voting by mail ONLY?
Anchorage, pay attention. The Mayor and Assembly are about to increase your property taxes and spend more and more of your money. It’s just so easy to spend Other People’s Money!
Every voter should be informed about candidates before they vote. Here are two report cards from a pro-development group and an anti-development group that should help you be informed.
The government is transferring wealth from the citizens to the government workers and it is costing all Alaskans. Outrageous government union wages/benefits will hurt Alaskans in their daily lives by taking more of their disposable income. The highest paid Muni of Anchorage government union worker costs more than $304,000. Here is the entire list of ML&P payroll.
What has this Nation come to when the two major presidential candidates attack each other on a personal level? Can’t they discuss national security, ISIS, education, jobs/economy, etc? Maybe they are just appealing to the large masses of the public who don’t pay any attention to what is going on in our world. That’s it!
In case you missed it, Governor Walker’s men just voted to sell bonds to finance the PERS/TRS liability payments. We missed it too! We tried to listen in to the meeting held Sept […]