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Saturday, March 11, 2006

China to Boost Science and Technology Spending by 20%

"Xu Guanhua, Minister of Science and Technology, said unless the country keeps up its investment in the science and technology sector, it will not be able hit the national target of doubling its per capita GDP by 2020."

The graph above is from this site which goes into more detail regarding China's educational system.

Just imagine our country, if our government had a stated goal of doubling our per capita GDP by 2020?

"The administration is requesting $56billion for the Department of Education, a reduction of half a billion dollars, or 0.9 percent, from the current spending plan- which would be the first cut in overall federal education spending in a decade."


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