Minda Corso

Archive for the ‘Outcome-Based Funding’ Category

Baumol’s victims and the urgent need for reform (part 3)

In Outcome-Based Funding on October 12, 2012 at 6:30 am

By: Dr. Matthew Ladner

We could spend some time attempting to explain why this… Read the rest of this entry »

Frivolous litigation earns dunce cap

In Outcome-Based Funding, Standards and Accountability on October 11, 2012 at 8:05 pm

By: Mike Thomas

Florida will be the first state to litigate the effectiveness of education reform.

State Board of Education member Roberto Martinez calls it “an exercise in futility and madness and a waste of funds.”

All of which might disqualify it from other arenas, but certainly not a court of law.

Opponents of education reform filed a 2009 lawsuit accusing the state of violating a state constitutional amendment by not adequately funding a “high-quality’’ school system.

The Florida Supreme Court recently gave them the go-ahead to proceed. Read the rest of this entry »