The chart almost says it all. Teacher industry spending soared with no change in student outcomes.
h/t Hot Air links to "Top Five Reasons to Abolish the Department of Education.
5. The spending didn't bend the curve of learning. (chart)
4. The department isn't interested in programs like vouchers that clearly help students.
3. The money is a payoff for ongoing teacher union support to the Democrats.
2. We can't afford it.
1. The constitution doesn't authorize a national department.