Dems bogus charge of underfunding education

John McCaslin:

Leaders of the Democratic Party have charged repeatedly that federal education-reform initiatives such as President Bush's No Child Left Behind Act are "underfunded."
Well, says Rep. John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican and chairman of the Education and the Workforce Committee, get a load of these apples.
The chairman has produced new Education Department figures showing that states have access to more than $16 billion in "unspent" federal education funds — including more than a half-billion dollars appropriated during President Clinton's administration.


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