Proof that increased educational spending does nothing to improve education:

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    "The test also showed that the reading abilities of Wisconsin public-school eighth graders had not improved at all between 1998 and 2009 despite a significant inflation-adjusted increase in the amount of money Wisconsin public schools spent per pupil each year.
    "In 1998, according to the U.S. Department of Education, Wisconsin public school eighth graders scored an average of 266 out of 500 on the NAEP reading test. In 2009, Wisconsin public school eighth graders once again scored an average of 266 out of 500 on the NAEP reading test. Meanwhile, Wisconsin public schools increased their per pupil expenditures from $4,956 per pupil in 1998 to 10,791 per pupil in 2008."

    Two-Thirds of Wisconsin Public-School 8th Graders Can#
     
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    What are they spending it on...no child left behind? Prolly.

    Btw...Babble, we already knew that. Aren't you going to school? It sure ain't improving your intelligence.
     
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