‘Notable’ June job gains don’t include public education employment

‘Notable’ June job gains don’t include public education employment

Dive Brief: A monthly employment report released by the U.S. Department of Labor shows “notable job gains” for the education sector in June, but the numbers indicate public education employment changed little throughout the month. An increase of 70,000 local public education jobs was partially offset by 25,000 job losses in state government education, making […]
Supreme Court: Public money can be used for religious education

Supreme Court: Public money can be used for religious education

BRIEF: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Tuesday in favor of a Montana mother who wanted to use the state’s tax credit-funded scholarship to send her children to a Christian school, giving school choice advocates, and the Trump administration, a major victory. Two...
Public ed employment falls significantly as private ed rises

Public ed employment falls significantly as private ed rises

Dive Brief: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May employment report, employment in private education rose over the course of the month while local and state government education employment declined. Declines in local government education...