Admits he erred
"Since Scott Walker has been our governor, we’ve gone from 50 percent state funding for the" University of Wisconsin System "to 15 percent."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, August 6th, 2018
Top ten, yes. Top dog? No.
"We have the most educated … workforce in the entire nation."
— Politifact Illinois on Sunday, August 5th, 2018
It's much lower
"39% of All California Students are illegals."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 5th, 2018
Law gives takeover authority to someone else
"By law, Democrats gave the superintendent of public instruction, back in 2009, the ability to take over failing schools … The current superintendent has failed to do that."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, July 5th, 2018
Firing a blank
"There are some counties in Texas where the first day of hunting, you have to shut down the schools because people are going to go hunting."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
His math is wrong
"I am roughly being paid $53 a day to educate your child."
— Politifact North Carolina on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
It's the law
"The state is set to recapture an additional $500 million in Robin Hood payments from taxpayers and not one penny of it will go to public education in Texas."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Examine the data
The default rate for college students has grown from 40 percent 10 years ago to about 50 percent today, and "perhaps as many as 800,000 young Ohioans are facing default on their student loans."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
His comment misses the mark
"Zero percent of kids in Cairo are college-ready."
— Politifact Illinois on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
1.5 percent at most
"Fifty percent of our new" Texas "teachers don’t have college degrees."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Updated to include her correcting tweet
After enactment of the Republican tax bill, "school teachers can no longer deduct the cost of their classroom supplies on their taxes."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
Possibly sixth among largest districts
Says the Austin school district "enjoys the highest per-student funding of all large Texas districts" even after forwarding tax revenue to the state.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 17th, 2017
In reality, state built nearly twice as many colleges as prisons
Since 1965, California has built "six (college) campuses but 23 prisons."
— Politifact California on Thursday, November 9th, 2017
We're not taking the "bailout" bait
As written, the (Illinois school funding) bill includes a bailout of Chicago’s broken teacher pension system.
— Politifact Illinois on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
Almost a dozen years earlier
"The last majority-Anglo high school class in Texas graduated in 2014."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Settled science says it's 4.5 billion years old
"The Earth is 6,000 years old, that’s a fact."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 8th, 2017
Private school tax break has nothing to do with voucher program
In Wisconsin’s school voucher program, "two-thirds of the money" in the "tax vouchers" went to people "making more than $100,000."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
In the homestretch, behind closed doors
It is a myth that Florida's education legislation was "negotiated in secret."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Education, not indoctrination
"The United States Department of Education has introduced an Islamic indoctrination program for the public schools, called ‘Access Islam.’ "
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
More like 45 percent
A study of where teachers apply to work found that "less than 5 percent wanted to work in rural Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, March 31st, 2017