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School Taxes

The Problem With "Workforce Development"

Arthur Camins | Posted 02.23.2017 | Education
Arthur Camins

Educators bristle when their work is narrowly characterized as workforce development. Progressives tend to emphasize the broader purposes of K-12 education. However, given the widespread economic anxiety evident in the current presidential election, maybe more attention should be paid to how education, work, and respect interact.

Tax Dodging by Big Businesses Hurts Our Kids and Is Not Sustainable

James P. Hoffa | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

At a time when more elected officials are turning their attention to income inequality in this country, increasing corporate tax breaks is no way to address it. Workers and their families are struggling to make ends meet. Communities are broken.

Parents Ask School Board: 'Please Tax Me'

Posted 11.15.2012 | Education

Parents in Beaverton, Ore. are asking the school board to tax them more. One year after Beaverton voters rejected a local option levy that would ha...

St. Louis County's Special School District Seeks Tax Increase

St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Elizabethe Holland | Posted 12.29.2012 | Education

ST. LOUIS COUNTY -- When St. Louis County voters head to the polls on Election Day, they'll be asked to approve a 19-cent tax increase for the Special...