Achievement Gap Between Rich and Poor Public School Students Unchanged Over 50 Years


 

This is after billions and billions in taxpayer money and the institution of the Department of Education, the government headed effort to close the “achievement gap” has been a total, and very expensive failure. However there are many people who live off the red tape that surrounds the American education system.

(From Reason)

The researchers note that these disappointing results occurred despite the fact that “overall school funding increased dramatically on a per pupil basis, quadrupling in real dollars between 1960 and 2015.” In addition, pupil-teacher ratios declined from 22.3 in 1970 to 16.1 in 2014.

Reprinted from: https://www.ac2news.com/2019/04/achievement-gap-between-rich-and-poor-public-school-students-unchanged-over-50-years/

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