In New Jersey, the State Supreme Court is once again, as has been the norm since 1972, ordering more spending on government schools.
The first case, Robinson v. Cahill 1972, opened Pandora’s Spending Box for schools – without any requirements to measure “progress.” But when Progress is measured by increased spending and removing away local control you could say the progressives won hands down.
Here we are in 2017 and once again a politically active progressive State Supra is legislating and spending from the bench. As we knew they would.
The first education funding scam was instrumental in the creation of the 1978 New Jersey State Income Tax. This income tax was the panacea for education spending in government schools – which are still without a court ordered increased educational results, for some reason. | More…