Scenes from the Great Education Stagnation

(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)

If a picture is worth a thousand words, here are 3,000 for you. First American manufacturing does more with fewer people (HT: AEI’s Mark J. Perry):

Okay good- ready for the next one? Heritage chart showing that the American education massively increases employment relative to the student count:

 

But it’s all fine because the kids are learning so much surrounded by so many adults compared to the past right? Er, no:

 

 

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One Response to Scenes from the Great Education Stagnation

  1. […] long for folks to make the comparison with K-12 public education.  See Matt Ladner's post here.  We could add a whole raft of other pieces making the same point See Andrew Coulson at Cato, here […]

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