Why throw more money at Arizona schools if we’re not sure what problems it solves?

You wouldn’t know by the tone of K-12 education conversations that Arizona has committed an ongoing $1.3 billion to public K-12 schools in the last several years on top of adjustments for population and inflation. The present hysteria is short on details and long on threats of more teacher walkouts if the state does not raise taxes for education. Before last year, the demand was $1 billion for K-12 education, and after $600 million was committed to teacher pay, the new demand is … $1 billion. With ever-shifting goal posts, the 20…

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Money Magazine Recognizes the Value of a Michigan Tech Education

In Money Magazine’s latest report on “Best Colleges for your Money,” Michigan Technological University ranked in the top 100 overall and in the top 50 among public universities. Money evaluated 2,400 colleges and universities using 27 criteria and winnowed the list to 711 colleges and universities that the publication considers “best colleges for your money.”  Of those, Michigan Tech ranked 91st among all institutions—public and private—and 46th among public universities. Michigan Tech also ranked sixth in the nation for early career salaries.  Tech’s average early career salary for graduates is $63,400. “It’s…

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