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Does increased spending guarantee better academic performance?

school funding

Is improved funding directly proportional to improved education? This question, very surprisingly, has remained unanswered for a long time – blame it on the inconclusive researches conducted from time to time – or for that matter the never-ending debates between politicians, educators and unions. Until the recent past, there was no clear consensus regarding the place of money in education. Factors like parental education, student poverty and school organization have been touted as major contributors to academic results.

Will increased funding really facilitate academic growth?

Opponents of increased school funding opine that academic excellence doesn’t have anything to do … Read More