We need to quit teaching to the lowest common denominator and get those low kids into alternate schooling programs again so the rest of the nation can have a chance.
No other nation in the world spends as much on education as the United States.
For those who prefer to focus on outputs, however, it’s very difficult to be happy about the results we’re getting compared to all the money that’s being spent. Heck, in some cases it’s almost as if we’re getting negative results when you compare inputs and outputs.
To paraphrase what Winston Churchill said about the Royal Air Force in World War II, never have so many paid so much to achieve so little.
Now we have more evidence that American taxpayers are paying a lot and getting a little (though I have to admit that non-teaching education bureaucrats have been…
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