Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Statements about Education

Half-True

Underwhelming growth

Bob McDonnell

Bob McDonnell

"We expanded charter" schools.

— Virginia

False

A stew of questionable assumptions

Mostly False

Greatly exaggerated claim

Mostly True

Close, but not quite that much

Mostly False

Assumes worst-case estimate has already occurred

True

But U.S. picks up most of the Medicaid tab for states

Mostly True

Even so, the program would have still grown

Mostly True

Cuts had bipartisan support, until now

Mostly False

Pre-K spending would go up

False

School funding goes up; so does teachers' pension cost