Friday, October 24th, 2014

Statements about Education

Mostly True

Not quite in the basement, but close

True

True since the early 1990s

False

Hispanics do account for majority of schoolchildren

Mostly True

Cue "Pomp and Circumstance"

Angel Taveras

Angel Taveras

"Providence graduation rates are up."

— Rhode Island

Half-True

Wouldn't have happened without him

Gary George

Gary George

"I created the school choice program."

— Wisconsin

Half-True

The cuts did occur, but any causal relationship is murky

Mostly True

Using the most expensive scenario for day care

True

Hard to see another way to read 'Let's shut down the EPA'

Mostly False

Teacher jobs declined in recession but precise layoff number hard to pinpoint

Mostly True

Prepaid tuition changes approved by Legislature

Half-True

Spending went up, but schools felt cuts

Mostly False

Not by the definition many people would use for "school shooting"