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The GOP’s Education Plan Gets an F

Catherine Brown evaluates the GOP plan for education funding.

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  • Catherine Brown

I have a pop quiz for you: What is the best investment the federal government can make to ensure our nation’s long-term competitiveness?

If your answer was something along the lines of providing low-income students with equal opportunity, good job! You get an A. Unfortunately, despite a clear need – as demonstrated by rising inequality and an increasing percentage of low-income students in our nation’s schools – Republicans are poised to fail this particular test spectacularly.

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Catherine Brown

Senior Fellow