Taxes

Union power and lack of competition hurting schools more than funding
By Nick May ’13 THE ROUNDUP The opportunity gap in America is a problem that has increased in size over the past 50 years. One of the most widely talked about opportunity gaps is that of education. Students in struggling schools do not have the same amount of opportunities as a school that is productive and well run. Many attribute America’s struggling education system to a direct lack of funds…
Economy, tax policies to play significant role in election
Teachers Talk Politics: The Economy By Ms. Kelly Guffey SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP The party conventions and political grandstanding are now behind us. And that means that general election season is upon us. Voters are going to be making their final choices about who they believe should lead our country. The economy is typically the No. 1 voting issue for Americans. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have both started outlining…