I believe that it is a good idea for school funding to be
based on academic achievement. But, I believe
that the experts have it backwards. Schools
with low performing students need more money than schools with the highest achieving
students. It should be like the NFL
draft. You help out the worst performing
No, school funding should not be based on academic achievement, because schools and teachers under pressure to get good scores have been known to cheat in the past. This is unfair to the schools that are not cheating, that have to compete with cheating schools for funding. A voucher system would be a better way to allow market forces to improve education.