TITLE

Teaching Schools How to Spend

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Matthew; Hequet, Marc
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Time;6/27/2005, Vol. 165 Issue 26, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
17376690

 

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