On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, I examine America’s public school spending and show that, contrary to the views of those in traditional education circles, there are plenty of resources being devoted to schools. The problem lies not with the amount of money flowing into school districts, but in how antiquated practices, state laws and inefficient bureaucracies trap funding that should be used in improving instruction and curricula.
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