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January 26, 2012

Quick Thought: With Results Like This, Who Could Be Opposed to $100 Billion per year in Federal Education Spending

According to this December article on FOX News, 43,000 schools failed to meet federal education standards. In a previous State of the Union, the President spoke on education saying "instead of rewarding failure, we should reward success."

Notwithstanding the fact that education is the largest cost of most local governments and takes up to 40% of some state budgets, in light of these results, is it wise to spend $100 billion per year at the federal level to support this mess?

But don't worry, the findings were "far below" the 82 percent failure rate expected by the Department of Education. What the hell are we paying these people to do? In light of these findings, how many pro-nationalizing education people are there left?

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