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Getting an Education - The Cost Of Public Education, The Voucher Controversy, Preprimary, Elementary, And Secondary Enrollment


Despite the controversies surrounding the quality and direction of American education, the United States remains one of the most highly educated nations in the world. According to the Digest of Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education), in fall 2002 69.2 million Americans were enrolled students in elementary and secondary schools and colleges. (See Table 6.1.) An additional 4.3 million were teachers and faculty at these institutions, and 4.8 million were employed as administrative and support staff.

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