Comments, observations and thoughts from two left coast bloggers on applied statistics, higher education and epidemiology. Joseph is a new assistant professor. Mark is a marketing statistician and former math teacher.
Given the bill is already moving forward, it seems a risky strategy to veto a bill that has both war finding and special money to avoid teacher layoffs. Reform might be important but priorities seem to suggest that this would be a poor time for 100,000 additional teacher layoffs given the expiration of ARRA.