When it comes to Indiana Schools,
every penny spent in the classroom counts.
Right now, only 60.45 cents on the dollar makes it to the classroom. The other is spent on administration, bureaucracy and overhead--ranking indiana a disappointing 28th in the nation.
Sean Eberhart believes we can do better.
As a small businessman, Sean has real-world business experience pinching pennies and using sound business practices to make a dollar go further.
Now, as our state Representative, Sean Eberhart wants to put his business experience to work for us in indianapolis.
The first step in Sean's plan is to establish a benchmark for education spending by ensuring spending by ensuring that 65% of every education dollar is spent in the classroom.
While Indiana has seen dramatic increases in K-12 education funding - four times the rate of inflation for four straight years - the percentage of dollars reaching the classroom has declined.