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Math Even Nea Members Can Understand


The latest round of international testing is out, and as usual, American high school kids finished behind Poland, Spain and the Slovak Republic in math. Interestingly, the New York Times notes something the Washington Post leaves out: “The United States was also cited as having the poorest outcomes per dollar spent on education.”

Even an American math student should be able to see the lousy deal for taxpayers here. Who wants to bet that these results will inspire Democrats to demand more money—and not more accountability—for the government schools?


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