Skip to comments.Increasing Education Spending Does Not Equal Higher Test Scores
Posted on 03/24/2014 2:30:11 PM PDT by ThethoughtsofGreg
Over the last four decades, education spending has steadily increased in the United States, yet schools are not delivering the return on investment students and families deserve. The total cost to educate a student from kindergarten through high school graduation has nearly tripled from $56,903 in 1972 to $164,426 in 2010 (adjusted for inflation), while National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores remained about the same (Figure 1).
Given this snapshot of national spending and scores, how have individual states fared in this time period?
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But teachers unions want more pay anyway.
Well hell why not model it after the Rat government—do a haffassed job at maximum cost and keep the kids average at best to optimize the long-term return on benefits and retirement.
If the parents don’t do their part the schools can’t fix it. If the parents do their part high price education isn’t needed. Either way we need to cut education spending.
it’s about lining union members’ pockets and pensions and union political spending coffers.
the cost of he school buildings HAVE to be included in those asinine figures!!
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