Government Spending

Most Americans Favor More Education Spending…Until They Are Told the Price Tag

13 percent believe government spending on education is at the right amount.

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Most Americans don't think the government spends enough on public education until they find out how much it really does spend on schools. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 29% of American Adults believe the government spends too much on public education.  Fifty-two percent (52%) disagree and feel the government doesn't spend enough. Thirteen percent (13%) say the level of government spending is about right.