(via Policy Basics: Where Do Our Federal Tax Dollars Go? — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)
You know how politicians keep talking about education  spending and how we need to slash it? You guys, only 2 PERCENT of the federal budget is spent on education. I don’t know if this was common knowledge (I knew the overall amount was small; I didn’t know it was this small), but I was shocked.

(via Policy Basics: Where Do Our Federal Tax Dollars Go? — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

You know how politicians keep talking about education  spending and how we need to slash it? You guys, only 2 PERCENT of the federal budget is spent on education. I don’t know if this was common knowledge (I knew the overall amount was small; I didn’t know it was this small), but I was shocked.

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    And 2% on science and medical research! High five, America!
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    Math is hard for some people. Maybe if they had a better edu-WAIT WHAT
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    Possibly this is because most educational funding comes from the state level?
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