No state in the country has cut school funding more than Arizona. Educators are letting everybody know that the state must do better for its children.
Fed up with lawmakers who have long neglected public schools, educators are building a movement that “cannot be stopped,” says NEA president.
Which states spend the most – and least – per pupil on public education?
Not only has education funding not recovered from pre-recession levels, some states are still cutting.
Over the past decade, states have reduced their investment in the public good, while the federal government has increased it.