Sub-standard: Should Tax Money Go to Deprived Children, Or to a Museum Piece?.
Economist Newspaper Limited, 2006 - Education - 58 pages
Contrasts the S.C. government's resistance to improving facilities in its poor rural schools with its generous spending to preserve the H.L. Hunley, the Confederate Navy submarine that sank in Charleston harbor in 1864. Sen. Glenn McConnell (R--Charleston) has channelled millions in tax dollars to build the Hunley Museum, while low-income areas continue to suffer from high unemployment rates and inadequate schools.
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