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Stimulus Supports Mostly Teachers

Via Matt Welch at Reason's Hit & Run:

According to Reason Contributing Editor and certified chart-monster Veronique de Rugy, more than two out of three jobs that Recovery.gov reports as being funded by the stimulus package are through the Department of Education. Her graphic:

Teacher teacher stop that screaming

De Rugy also says that "a third of all union jobs" are now in education. No wonder labor and the professionalized left is going nutso over 88 teachers getting fired at Rhode Island's Central Falls High School. We don't fire teachers anymore!

Lisa Snell is Director of Education


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