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Public Education Spending

States Still Spending Less Per College Student Than In 2008

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

High school students who are graduating this year and getting ready to enter college face a higher education system that still hasn't rebounded from t...

Texas Shed 900 School Jobs Amid Massive Budget Cuts

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- The $4 billion in cuts to Texas public schools this summer might be starting to hit Gov. Rick Perry where it hurts most – his rec...

When Reality Doesn't Bite -- Misconceptions about the IMF and Social Spending

Benedict Clements | Posted 10.31.2011 | Business
Benedict Clements

All too often we hear the claim that the programs the IMF supports in low-income countries hurt the most vulnerable by forcing cuts in social spending. This is a misconception.