Love your Avatar...btw....cuz if we don't make sure all the oil is safe, we won't have an economy to pay for education....
Because the wealthy know that an uneducated population is easily duped and controlled.
Well we've got this war against an ideology which includes occasional attacks on people and stuff here in the good ole USA. We also think that people should not be oppressed and that females should be allowed to go to school and things like that. Well, we're mired in an endless war now because this culture is never going to change, and vengeance begets vengeance ad infinitum. Bummer.
American education suffers because of corrupt unions that suck up money like a Kirby, and lousy teachers that cannot be fired, while good teachers are discouraged. The more money that is put towards education, the worse things become. At best we can at least reform the teachers unions. Both war and education are sucking up money that we don't even have. Yay.
War = profit
We actually spend more per student on education than almost anyone. Doesn't mean it gets spent in an efficient manner (tons of administration), but the money's there.
because war mongers fear that education eventually will make war obsolete there by making them jobless.
Because pens are not mightier than the sword!