Phi Beta Cons

Time to Slash Federal Education Spending

Hans Bader of Competitive Enterprise Institute makes the case here.

Vast spending, minimal results. Exactly what we’d expect when government subsidizes something.

As I have argued for years, it’s not the case that the U.S. is so prosperous because we spend so much on education, but rather the reverse: Only a nation that had become prosperous could afford to have such a wasteful and inefficient education system.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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