Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools - Study Guide Chapter 4, "Children of the City Invincible: Camden, New Jersey," Summary & Analysis

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The Wall Street Journal says that money does not buy better education. This conservative newspaper says that average achievement scores in New Jersey haven't gone up even though spending has. However, the paper doesn't admit that the money was funneled at a faster rate to the schools where kids do perform better. The poor schools with low grades pull the overall average down, but these are the schools that are not receiving more money. The Wall Street Journal also says spending more on teachers won't help, and even that higher spending gives "diminished returns." However, the financial newspaper does not suggest that rich schools should therefore not get such high rates of increases.

The conservative Wall Street Journal also wants to prove that...

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