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Spending More on Education Doesn't Spell Achievement

Posted By Rob Bluey On September 10, 2008 @ 5:42 pm In Education,Scribe | Comments Disabled

Kids are back in school across America and education is the topic du jour on the presidential campaign trail. But cut through the rhetoric and the data paint a clear picture about education spending and academic performance [1].

Heritage’s Dan Lips says there are three things voters should remember [2] when listening to politicians debate education reform:


To help parents grasp this issue, Heritage this week published “A Parent’s Guide to Education Reform,” which covers these topics:

  • What has gone wrong in today’s public school system.
  • What Americans like you can do to bring real improvements.
  • What specific educational opportunities are available in your state.
  • Where you can learn more about education reform in America.

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[1] education spending and academic performance: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Education/bg2179.cfm

[2] three things voters should remember: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xxHqXiHJpw

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