Public Schools Still Struggling To Recover From Recession06:07

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A new study out today from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities finds that more than two-thirds of states are spending less per child on schools than they were five years ago.

The report indicates that public schools haven't recovered from the recession, which ended in 2009.


  • Michael Leachman, director of state fiscal research with the State Fiscal Policy division of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and lead author of the report.

This segment aired on September 12, 2013.

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