While their leaders openly bemoan pending budget cuts due to an expected decline in state aid, Milwaukee Public Schools’ is spending $24,999 to private investigators to obtain evidence and provide surveillance of their teachers to determine residency.
That expenditure was one of the more interesting found during MacIver News Service’s routine examination of the MPS checkbook.
A few weeks back, I was preparing for a talk about school choice in Indiana.
Since I was going to talk about how big a burden K-12 education is for state and local governments, I thought I should try to get the most recent total spending figure. I say “try” because I know getting a good, [...]