by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
A cool $24 million. That’s the return on investment of $15,000 in Snap Inc. made by a California private school. Writing at heartland.org, reporter Michael McGrady tells the story, with comments from JLF’s Terry Stoops.
“When government is not the sole financier of an educational institution, school leaders can focus on new and creative ways to build capacity,” Stoops said. “Otherwise, they would spend much of their time, as public schools do, saying that cruel politicians and taxpayers don’t provide adequate funding. As we know, the definition of ‘adequate’ means ‘never enough.’
Read the entire story here.
Meantime, here in North Carolina, Republicans are continuing to invest in public school teachers. You’ll find the data, and Terry’s perspective here.