Sluggish response by many to ECOT
Says Mike DeWine took $40,000 from ECOT and "did nothing while the online for-profit school lied about enrollment and took millions meant for our kids."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Both parts of claim partly accurate, partly overstated
"When two judges said it was illegal to fire a teacher" who viewed pornography at school, "Tony Evers worked with Republicans and Democrats and changed the law."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
But words on the screen in the ad don’t match what the narrator says
"When the law stopped Tony Evers from revoking a teacher's license for viewing pornography, Tony worked with lawmakers from both parties to change the law so offenders could be kicked out of the classroom."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
Clanked off the backboard
"LeBron’s ‘I Promise School’ To Cost Taxpayers Millions Of Dollars Every Year"
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, August 9th, 2018
Whether teacher's behavior violated state law key
Says Tony Evers "didn't revoke the license of a teacher caught spreading pornography and commenting on the bodies of middle-school girls."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, August 6th, 2018
One of several received since 1997
"There are a lot of private charters. And in fact, (Tony Evers) sought and received the largest charter school grant in the country from the Trump-DeVos administration to start new charter schools in Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
Not the most realistic comparison
"Each year ICE detains someone, it costs taxpayers over $50,000. For comparison, by the way, that's four times the amount the federal government spends on each child in our public schools."
— Politifact National on Friday, May 11th, 2018
Overstates starting salaries
"Welders are coming out of their tech schools at $28 an hour" and "pipefitters are making six figures."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, May 10th, 2018
Not crime, and in schools in 2003
"In Mobile, it’s something like, 1,700 families generate 80 percent of the crime. We know who those families are."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 23rd, 2018
School rules rule
"Ohio student suspended for staying in class during National Walkout Day"
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
Not the whole story
"For the sixth straight year, we have secured record funding for K-12 and state universities."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, March 23rd, 2018
No statewide count
Says Florida has "roughly 1,500 resource officers dealing with about 3,800 schools."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, March 2nd, 2018
Attach two asterisks
"In the 1980s, the state funded 68% of school expenses, and now the state’s share is 38%."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, February 16th, 2018
Most stress abstinence only
"There’s a large number of schools in Texas that don’t even offer sex education."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
Not so simple
"Richard Corcoran has a plan to divert even more of our tax dollars to unaccountable private schools."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, February 9th, 2018
Several moving parts muddy the waters
Says under her leadership, "Democrats fought to ... make sure the (2011 HOPE) bill ... prevented the use of ACT/SAT testing standards."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
Child care numbers can vary
"The average cost for infant care in GA is almost $7,700/yr – more than average in-state college tuition."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
Accuracy varies on each part of the claim
Says Paul Ryan is leading the effort to "pass a tax bill with divisive conception language by disguising it as a college savings plan" in "another attempt to ban abortion and rob women of their reproductive rights."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
Unanimous votes across party lines
"Earlier this year, Dan Patrick and Republican leadership snatched millions of dollars in benefits from retired teachers."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 17th, 2017
Not all the $1.6 billion could be deducted
"Teachers spend $1.6 BILLION per year on school supplies. The Republican tax bill ELIMINATES their ability to deduct those expenses."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017