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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?

Michael Graham — Michael Graham was born in Los Angeles and raised in South Carolina. A graduate of Oral Roberts University, he worked as a stand-up comedian before beginning his political career as ...

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