Unsurprisingly, there is a positive correlation of 0.46 between educational spending and workforce educated levels among states. Education spending is highest in Northeastern states, led by New York ($19,552), where schools spent over three times as much per student as in Utah ($6,206). The results show that a focus on promoting positive educational outcomes helps produce a workforce capable of meeting the challenges presented by a global economy.
Education & Training
What if We Got Serious About Education?
Despite substantial resistance to reforming America’s K-12 education system, change is still possible. Concern for children has never been a partisan issue, and potential benefits far outweigh complaints from those who defend the status quo. To accomplish this goal we need to create an educational environment that is open to innovation, choice, and accountability.