Dr. Phil’s Simple Questions Can Open People’s Minds, 27 July 2007, Free Market News Network, Pompano Beach, Florida Government-run public schools. “We’ve doubled the number of dollars spent on each child during the last 12 years,” beams the politician. “But we have so much more to do.”
“You’ve doubled spending for each school child in the last 12 years? How’s that working out?” asks the home schooling mom. “Have literacy rates dramatically improved? Have SAT scores substantially increased? Have math test results skyrocketed? Have dropout rates plummeted? How’s that working out?”
“Well, we face a number of problems…” begins the politician.
“I’m sure you do,” says the mom. “But with your doubled spending, are you getting better results or worse?”
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