Outrage of the day: Money for education diverted to pork

I would not have believed this one if I hadn't seen it. Dickinson State University wants money from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education to improve its Theodore Roosevelt Center. Northern Kentucky University wants over $2 million, mumbling something vague about "equipment." Think of this next time you are asked to "invest" in public education.


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