Teaching Schools How to Spend

Cooper, Matthew; Hequet, Marc
June 2005
Time;6/27/2005, Vol. 165 Issue 26, p18
Reports on efforts by Patrick Byrne to make sure public schools spend their money wisely. How Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, wants school districts to spend 65% of their budgets on teachers' salaries; Byrne's group, "First Class Education," which is trying to persuade states to pass legislation that would require the 65% rule; Opposition to the "No Child Left Behind Act"; Criticism of the 65% rule.


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