Forget the fact that:
Oakland Public Schools spend $4,945 per student, and
Secular Private Schools spend on average $20,100 per student, and
California spends $224,712 per child in juvenile detention.
Nothing to see here. Move along.... move along...
(Oakland Public Schools and California Juvenile Detention numbers from Harper's Index, November 2010; Secular Private Schools average a Washington Post article, "Per Student Spending Gaps Wider Thank Know, August 2009)