Back to School Savings

The Huffington Post – Money Tips “Whether you are sending your kids off to kindergarten or to college, back-to-school time means a serious dent in your wallet. With some planning, however, you can limit the size of that dent. Here are some helpful...

Parents Spending More on Back to School, Starting Earlier

Education News – Jace Harr “Back-to-school shopping is becoming increasingly expensive, and that appears to be the fault of technology. The Back-to-School Consumer Pulse Poll by the Rubicon Project was conducted in mid-June of this year, and surveyed 1,000...

Poor countries spend more on richer pupils

BBC News – Sean Coughlan “The United Nations children’s charity says that almost half of education spending in low-income countries is focused on 10% of the population. It means that poorer children in poor countries get the least chances. Unicef is...

Gov. Rick Scott proposes record high education spending in Florida

Tampa Bay Times – Kathleen McGrory and Amy Sherman “After promising to boost education spending to a record high, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday released a plan to spend $7,176 per student in 2015-16…Scott wants to boost the entire K-12 education budget...

States slashing education spending

USA Today – Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander E.M. Hess “State-level K-12 education spending has fallen dramatically in many states since 2008. In that time, 29 states cut per pupil spending, shifting the burden of financing education to local school...