Monday, December 18, 2017

Throwing Good Money after Bad Doesn't Improve Government Schools

Foundation for Economic Education.

If giving teachers more money doesn’t work, is it possible that spending more money on facilities will help?
Whenever I discuss education policy with one of my leftist friends, it usually follows the same script. They’ll ask whether I want a good education for kids. I’ll say yes. They’ll then say we should devote more money to government schools.

I then show them this powerful chart and point out that we’ve been following their approach for 40-plus years and that it hasn’t worked. None of them has ever had an effective or coherent response .... read more

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