How Texas Could Give Teachers A Big Raise Without Costing Taxpayers Anything
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. July 14, 2017 Published by Dallas Morning News
On July 18th the Texas Legislature convenes for a special session to address 20 items, one of which is a $1000 pay raise for teachers.
Education spending represents a major chunk of each state’s budget, bloated with the usual unnecessary layers of government bureaucracy. In a 2012 Congressional testimony Neal McClusky with the CATO Institute stated, “Our public schools have been on a decades-long hiring binge with ultimately no gains to show for it.”