There are many interesting aspects to this report from the Pacific Research Institute, but for this thread, the item of interest is,
http://www.pacificresearch.org/press/rel/2007/pr07-02-15.html >Finance System = F >Inflation-adjusted funding per pupil has gone up >dramatically over the last decade, but too many of >these tax dollars are being wasted on state programs >that have yet to show success. Further, the state >continues to create new education programs, most of >which do not have any accountability mechanisms to >prove their worth.
Yet again, we see vast sums of money being poured into one end of the education financing pipeline. And yet again, we have nothing to show for it.