Friday, June 11, 2004

Does more money really matter? This article about Utah's education spending offers some points to think about if your state is demanding more money for education. Hat tip Random Jottings.

Utah continues to rank last in the nation, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.
Utah would have to boost its state spending by more than $300 million just to bump itself off the bottom of the list, said Mark Petersen, spokesman for the State Office of Education.
However, Utah holds steady on its test scores — well above the national average in science, and is slightly above average in reading and math, Petersen said.

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