Public Schools AND Money

October 2012
Education Next;Fall2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p18
Academic Journal
The article examines issues related to public school spending in the U.S. It relates the total amount of K-12 public school spending per year and the average rate of increase in inflation-adjusted per-pupil school spending. It highlights that many other nations exceed the U.S. in science and math test scores despite the fact that the U.S. now spends more money on K-12 schooling than any other nation in the world. It discusses the growing importance of school productivity amidst budget cuts.


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