Monday, June 14, 2010

Why not let the money follow the child?

According to a national organization highly trusted and frequently cited by our friends at the Tulsa World, Oklahoma's K-12 spending per pupil for the 2008-09 school year was $8,814. (The real cost is actually $10,257 per pupil, but for the sake of argument let's go with the $8,814 figure.) Given that high cost, it was very interesting to see this chart in today's Tulsa World. As you can see, $8,814 can buy Oklahoma parents quite a bit in the educational marketplace. Don't be surprised if parents start getting ideas ...

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