At the end of high school, students perform no better today than they did nearly 40 years ago, and yet we spend more than twice as much per pupil in real, inflation-adjusted terms. I can't think of any other service that has gotten worse during my lifetime. Our school system has failed alone.
Saturday, May 30, 2009
'A productivity collapse unparalleled in any other sector of the economy'
Education scholar Andrew J. Coulson has looked at the latest data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, and says they "reveal a productivity collapse unparalleled in any other sector of the economy.