Ep. 136 You Hate Schoolteachers, and Education, and Knowledge
Are Republicans at war with schoolteachers? Krugman thinks so: their state-level tax cuts have wrought havoc on education budgets, and it’s teachers’ salaries that have suffered.
We discuss the real truth of that question, plus the more general claim that education funding has suffered or that money or lack thereof accounts for how good the results are. This one’s a smash.
“We Don’t Need No Education” (April 23, 2018)
“Rich States, Poor States,” by Arthur B. Laffer, Stephen Moore, & Jonathan Williams
“Study: Half of All School Employees Not Teachers, 130% Increase Since 1970,” by Zoey DiMauro
The Case Against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money, by Bryan Caplan
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