During last night’s presidential debate, Romney touted Massachusetts’s public schools as being “the best” in the nation.
Well, there is no free lunch! Education spending made up a fifth of Massachusetts’ total state spending back when Romney was governor. This is spending is on par with most other New England states.
You can view the spending of any state (or county) as an interactive graph at Govistics.com for free. Here’s some examples:
New York – http://www.govistics.com/NY
Connecticut – http://www.govistics.com/CT
Maine – http://www.govistics.com/ME