Not just Texas
Texas spends "more per day to house an inmate than we do on a student."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 18th, 2016
Proposal didn't reach voters
Says a change in law he carried stopped a $100 million tax increase in the Dallas school district.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, September 23rd, 2016
The ABCs are $$$
"We spend more per student than almost any other major country in the world."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Costs at both ends of childhood
Child care costs "in some states now exceed the average price tag for college tuition."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Jones said it 'pretty much didn't happen'
Says Alex Jones "said that the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre were child actors and no one was actually killed there."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Glenn wants to defund, abolish department but not cut a 'dime' for education
Says GOP U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn "wants to eliminate the Department of Education" and jeopardize college funding for 320,000 Coloradans.
— Politifact Colorado on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Wary of campus carry
Says there are "concrete examples" of University of Texas job applicants or prospective applicants and students as well as invited speakers changing their minds because of handguns being allowed in campus buildings and classrooms.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, August 26th, 2016
"50% of Hispanic students count on Pell Grants to pay for college."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, August 15th, 2016
That would pay for a lot of books
Since 1978, college "tuition nationwide has gone up something like four times the rate of inflation."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 9th, 2016
Don't gloat, Packers fans
"The Chicago Bears have had more starting quarterbacks in the last 10 years than the total number of tenured (UW) faculty fired during the last two decades."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 3rd, 2016
Students mastered test
Before 2005, "the percentage of" Texas high school "students meeting the college readiness standards of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board stood at 28% in English and 42% in math. Those figures stood at 65% and 66% in 2013."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, May 20th, 2016
Remains of recession
"Since 2008, we have cut 5,000 positions" from Virginia public schools.
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Test was at center of cheating scandal, too
Georgia’s CRCT "set some of the lowest expectations for student proficiency in the nation."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
GA is 9th highest rate of working adults without high school diploma or GED
Georgia has the 9th highest rate of adults, ages 18 to 64, without a high school diploma or GED.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Katrina changed things
"In New Orleans, nearly 100 percent of our kids are in charter schools."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Even in an off year
"The top 25 hedge fund managers (are) making more than all of America's kindergarten teachers combined."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 15th, 2015
Tough all over
"The unemployment rate among blacks in Texas is 9.5% -- far more than double white unemployment -- and wages have fallen for black workers in Texas since 2000."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Only a handful of countries spend more than the U.S. per pupil
"We have an 80 percent graduation rate in high school after spending more per student than any country in the world other than Liechtenstein, I think, or Luxembourg and a couple other small countries."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
GOP needs to woo workers, he says
Seventy percent of Americans "don't have a college degree."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
private school vouchers topic of bill
Under legislation that has cleared the Georgia House, some children who are "legal refugees" could obtain state scholarships to attend private schools.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, March 13th, 2015