Spending by Washington, D.C., public schools can be difficult to pin down. Estimates suggest spending is somewhere between $27,000 and $29,000 per child per year, which is roughly double the national average. Assuming $27,000 per student per year, D.C. taxpayers spend about $350,000 on a student from kindergarten through graduation. One could be forgiven for expecting good educational outcomes for such breathtaking sums . . . . Read More

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