[FoRK] Then there's this...

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 00:04:00 PST 2009


> On Feb 27, 2009, at 6:54 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:
>> What else could really be cut?  Education? (That's the most crazy.)

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 7:37 PM, J. Andrew Rogers
<andrew at ceruleansystems.com> wrote:
> How so?  The US burns far more money on education than the rest of the
> industrialized world and gets mediocre results for it.  It sounds like a
> perfect place for a cut.  Since by any reasonable measure the Europeans
> actually get better results for far less money, maybe we should copy one of
> the things they arguably do better.

Ranked spending on primary education in 2001, per population of
primary school age living there, in (PPP)US$*


1 Norway 16403
2 Luxembourg 11589
3 Denmark 10864
4 Switzerland 10072
5 Sweden 9656
6 United States 9227
7 Italy 8317
8 Belgium 8197
9 Canada 7773
10 Austria 7637



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