School Zone blog: Poll shows strong public support for spending more, not less, on education


Archive for March, 2011

School Zone blog: Poll shows strong public support for spending more, not less, on education

A national survey finds 79 percent of respondents think states should spend more — not less — on K-12 education, compared to 18 percent who want to cut school funding. (15 mins ago)

Biz Watch: Real estate agents specialize in distressed properties

Angela Jovanovich became a real estate broker in 2007 when the real estate market was already on a downward slide, and now she said foreclosures on home mortgages are still on the rise. (17 hours ago)

Social Security tax cut is slow to boost growth – From the Poughkeepsie Journal

WASHINGTON A Social Security tax cut that economists say should help the economy this year is off to a slow start. Consumers increased spending last month at the weakest pace since June, even with the extra money in their paychecks. (14 mins ago)