For reasons that I explained earlier (at https://feltonleague.com/2022/07/04/bad-journalism-2/) this blog, Felton League, will be discontinued; but there are still a few old articles that can be recycled, like this one from last April (which, unlike now, actually was tax season).
Homelessness is expensive. It costs significantly more than twice as much as public education! More specifically, for each beneficiary, the average annual cost of services for or associated with homelessness is about two and a third times as much as the average annual cost of public education for each beneficiary. It is very understandable that so many are concerned about such expenditures of tax revenue.
Homelessness is also relatively rare, however, and therefore substantially less expensive collectively than public education. Because less than half of a percent of the populace is homeless, services for and associated with homelessness in California had been limited to approximately six billion dollars annually. Because approximately fifteen percent of the populace attends public schools, public education in California costs more than ninety five billion dollars annually. Therefore, public education costs almost sixteen times as much as homelessness.
Nonetheless, it is very understandable that a few…
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