According to an annual state survey
The state of Florida has seen "double-digit drops" in alcohol use among teens.
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Numbers support her claim
"Of the 10,000 Rhode Island children in charter school lotteries for the fall, more than 70 percent are poor .... In addition, a majority of them are students of color."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, March 15th, 2015
"The No. 1 cause of childhood deaths is preventable accidents."
— Politifact National on Monday, February 2nd, 2015
School funding formula to be overhauled
The state covered a smaller percentage of the cost of K-12 education in 2013 than it did
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
A supporter of 'traditional marriage' with softer rhetoric
Says Jeb Bush "not only opposes marriage equality, he’s said he ‘personally’ believes gay couples should be banned from adopting children."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, January 5th, 2015
Early, yes, but some funding restored
"Scott Walker cut school funding more per student than any governor in America."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, September 7th, 2014
By one respected source
Wisconsin is "38th in the country in terms of proficiency standards" in student testing.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 22nd, 2014
Stat shows grim reality of current crisis
Israel in the last three weeks has "killed more Palestinian children, more than 200, than the total number of Israeli soldiers killed in military operations since 2006."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Using the most expensive scenario for day care
"In 31 states, decent child care costs more than college tuition."
— Politifact National on Friday, June 27th, 2014
Some evidence, but thin
The Wisconsin school voucher program "has no research that shows that it’s going to improve student learning."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
No. 1 in access, but 35th in per pupil spending, says a report
"Florida ranks first in the nation for access to free prekindergarten."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, March 20th, 2014
99 percent of students who didn't leave
Says 85 percent of IDEA charter-school students come from low-income families and about 99 percent of its graduates go to college.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Accurate, except for a few quibbles
Marriage "decreases the probability of child poverty by 82 percent."
— Politifact National on Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Not a federal initiative, but some federal incentives
Common Core "is not from the federal government," they "do not have their fingerprints on this thing at all."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Children and elderly fill waiting lists
In Florida "we have 75,000 on (a) waiting list for child care and 23,000 on waiting lists" for community care for the elderly.
— Politifact Florida on Friday, September 20th, 2013
How does one define 'work?'
"7 out of 10 Oregon families living in poverty have at least one parent who works."
— Politifact Oregon on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
More survive, but...
Says a growing number of extremely premature babies survive into healthy childhood.
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, July 11th, 2013
'Unintended' doesn't necessarily mean 'unwanted'
Says, "In Oregon in 2010, 49 percent of all pregnancies were unintended."
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, May 24th, 2013
Rough estimate linked to NJ study
Says it's "estimated that 300 babies a year are sent home from the hospital with an unrecognized congenital heart defect; it is the most common birth defect in America."
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
Number fluctuates, but yes, even North Korea requires paid leave
Says paid family leave is "a program that is standard in all but five nations around the world."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, May 18th, 2013