Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

The Decline in Education Jobs, Properly Measured

January 10th, 2014

Taking a break from the confusing and unsettling jobs number today, I wanted to briefly highlight a post by my CBPP colleague Chris Mai on the loss of jobs in local education over the last few years. Whenever someone raises this issue, my first thought is “ok, but what’s happening with enrollments?”  That is, it’s… Read more

Truth Fights Power in MO

September 11th, 2013

I meant to get to this yesterday and now the NYT editorial board beat me to it.  It’s an inspiring story about a type of political courage you see way too little of these days: a governor in a red state fighting against a harmful, regressive tax cut…and maybe even winning the fight! Gov. Jay… Read more