Wednesday, January 05, 2005
The American Legislative Exchange Council has published their 2004 Report Card on American Education, which ranks spending and staffing and compares those numbers with student performance on various tests. The results are not all that encouraging for the District: dead last. While the District ranked second in per-pupil spending and in the top quartile in teacher pay and the pupil-to-teacher ratio in each of the three academic achievement measurements the District was at the bottom of the list. You can read all the grizzly details here.