Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Simply Spending More on Schools Doesn't Make them Better

Labour’s £30 billion annual spending on schools fails to boost standards - Times Online
Billions of pounds channelled into schools under Labour have failed to produce a corresponding improvement in standards, the Government’s statistics agency said yesterday.

Although spending has increased by more than £30 billion a year, value for money from schools has fallen steadily and is no better than in the final years under the Conservatives, it said.
It isn't about money. It is about something a little more esoteric. Desire of students to learn.

On either side of the pond, just throwing money at the problem doesn't work. (Won't keep politicos from throwing money.

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