Is the US Spending Enough on Education?

Courtesy of Mish.

Given the constant chatter from the Obama administration and from teachers’ unions on the need to spend more for public education, let’s address the question “Is the US spending enough on education?”

I propose we look at the stats in graphical form starting with charts of population and total spending, culminating with education spending per child.

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1. Population vs Civilian Employees

2. Budget Per Civilian Employee

Data is from White House OMB Historical Tables

3. US Population and Children Population

Data is from Childstats.Gov and the US Census Bureau Population Clock

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