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Education Spending

Education Spending Does Not Equal Academic Progress

Debates on how to improve public education often focus on whether government should spend more on education. Read More.

Obama’s 2013 Education Plan: A Costly Expansion

While taxpayers call for spending restraint, Obama’s education plan would increase education spending, enlarge the maze of federal programs, and further remove educational decision-making authority from state and local policymakers. Read More.

Despite decades of increased federal education spending, academic achievement in the United States lags. Rather than more taxpayer dollars and more control from Washington, systemic education reform that returns educational authority to the states and empowers parents with school choice is necessary.


Experts on Education Spending