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« Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 822 -- Structural Battlefield Working For Democrats In 2010. | WILLisms.com | Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 824 -- Home Sales Sharply Down In America, Up In Texas. »

Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 823 -- More Education Spending Doesn't Create Better Educational Outcomes

We Spend Vastly More, Get Same Results-

Spending on education is way up:

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Increase in the number of public school students from 1970 to 2010: 9%

Increase in public school employees in that period: 98%

Increase in cost-per-student (inflation adjusted) in that period: 275%

Increase in test scores in that period: 0%

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More money doesn't mean more education.

Bigger government is not better government.

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Previous Trivia Tidbit: Structural Battlefield Benefits Democrats, Issues Favor Republicans.

Posted by Will Franklin · 29 June 2010 12:27 PM

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