How state budgets are breaking US schools: Bill Gates on

America’s school systems are funded by the 50 states. In this fiery talk, Bill Gates says that state budgets are riddled with accounting tricks that disguise the true cost of health care and pensions and weighted with worsening deficits — with the financing of education at the losing end. (Recorded at TED2011, March 2011, in Long Beach, California. Duration: 10:16)

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