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    Filed at 7:17 am under by dcobranchi

    I just love “experts” who can estimate with such precision:

    In another study estimating the cost of education in Texas, a school finance expert testified Wednesday that schools should spend $7,578 per student every year to achieve adequacy.

    Schools received an average of $6,317 per pupil in the 2002-03 school year.

    One Response to “AND 42 CENTS”

    Comment by
    Jim Thomason
    August 23rd, 2004
    at 1:47 am

    Amazingly enough, 7578 is exactly 20% more than 6315. How much do you want to bet that this “expert” misread the 6317 (or just rounded it to the nearest 5 dollars) and simply added a “reasonable” percentage?